RDF File Extension

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Resource Description Framework Format
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What is RDF file?

RDF file is a document file used for defining data related to resources on the web. RDF file contains metadata such as website map, page descriptions, keywords or update logs.

RDF file characteristics

RDF format specification was created by World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). RDF document files are written in Resource Description Framework language. RDF are used to share information with applications in order for them to process it.

RDF file structure

RDF document uses XML syntax to store data. XML format is used due to its simplicity regarding data representation model. The model describes data using 3 different expressions:

  1. Subject – defines the resource,

  2. Predicate – defines traits/aspects,

  3. Object – stores values of predicate.

Other uses of RDF files

Besides representing information about web resources, RDF files are used in Mozilla Firefox for different purposes. For example, they can be used to store window settings or toolbar configuration data.

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the RDF file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.

What else may cause problems?

There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the RDF file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the RDF file may be incorrectly associated with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this association by yourself. To do this, right-click on the RDF file that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the RDF file should be solved.

Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version of given file, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the RDF file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

Do you want to help?

If you have additional information about the RDF file, we will be grateful if you share it with our users. To do this, use the form here and send us your information on RDF file.

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