File Extension Library

.RULESET File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Settings Files
  • Format: Text

What are .RULESET files and how to open them?

Can't open .RULESET file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .RULESET file.

What is a .RULESET file extension?

.RULESET file extension is created by Microsoft. .RULESET has been classified as Settings Files. The format of .RULESET file is Text.

.RULESET is Visual Studio Code Analysis Rule Set File

Code analysis settings file created by Visual Studio, an application used to develop Windows-based programs and Web applications; contains a collection of rules for performing code analysis; used for transferring rule sets between projects.

Rule sets allow developers to define specific conditions for testing static segments of program code. This helps catch errors early in the development process.

For Visual Studio 2010, RULESET files are located in the Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\Team Tools\Static Analysis Tools\Rule Sets\ directory.

List of all softwares that can open the Visual Studio Code Analysis Rule Set File
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017

How to fix problems with .RULESET files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .RULESET files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .RULESET file format
  2. You need to check the .RULESET file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)