How to open file with RDP extension?

RDP file description

An .RDP extension stands for Remote Desktop Protocol that is developed by Microsoft, and the protocol is used to connect the server-client computer systems over the network. The RDP file supported in text format contains connection oriented configuration parameters, such as server address, port number, user name, password, domain name, and other parameters. The RDP configuration parameters are saved in the Remote Desktop configuration file, which can be accessed by Microsoft’s Remote Desktop service and applications. Further, as the Remote Desktop configuration file is saved in the text format, the file can be edited using any of the existing text editors.

Basic information about RDP file

File RDP is one of the files of the Settings Files category. Its full name is Remote Desktop Configuration File . File format RDP was created by Microsoft. If you arrived here, you are probably looking for programs that will help you support this particular file extension. In the further part of this page you will find a list of programs that support file RDP sorted by operating systems. If our database contains information about converting a RDP file, you will definitely find it here.
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Programs that support RDP file

Programs for Mac OS system
Programs for Linux system
We hope we helped you solve the problem with the RDP 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.
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  • How to open a file with the RDP extension?
  • How can I convert a RDP file to a different format ?
  • What is the RDP file format extension?
  • What programs support the RDP file?

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What else may cause problems?
There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the RDP file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).
First - the RDP file may be incorrectly linked (associated) with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this link by yourself. To do this, right-click on the RDP 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 RDP file should be solved forever.
Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the RDP file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).
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