The File Extensions Database


.RT4 File Extension

  • Category: Digital video and movie Files

What is an .RT4 file?

.RT4 is Panasonic WJ-RT416 video recording

File extension rt4 is mainly associated with the Panasonic WJ-RT416 digital media center that allows users to manage security cameras and archiving video data captured by these cameras.

A typical .rt4 file stores recorded from the camera. It is playable in the RT4Client software.


How to open:

Use RT4Client to play .rt4 video files.

How to convert:

It seems that RT4 format uses MPEG-4 codec, so perhaps conversion is possible. The problem with proprietary formats is that they usually are protected and can be converted only using original software.

How to solve problems with RT4 files

  • Associate the RT4 file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any RT4 file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.RT4 files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the RT4 file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .RT4 is Panasonic WJ-RT416 video recording. Because only the current version supports the latest RT4 file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the manufacturer website after an available .RT4 is Panasonic WJ-RT416 video recording update.
  • To make sure that your RT4 file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.