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RFD File Extension

Recogniform Form Designer Format
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    Recogniform Technologies
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What is RFD file?

Full format name of files that use RFD extension is Recogniform Form Designer Format. Recogniform Form Designer Format specification was created by Recogniform Technologies. RFD files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. RFD file belongs to the Layout Files category just like 137 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing RFD files is Recogniform Form Designer. Software named Recogniform Form Designer was created by Recogniform Technologies SpA. In order to find more detailed information on the software and RFD files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support RFD file extension

Programs that can handle RFD files are as follows. Files with RFD suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support RFD file

How to open file with RFD extension?

Problems with accessing RFD may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with RFD extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with RFD files.

Step 1. Install Recogniform Form Designer software

Install software to open RFD file Problems with opening and working with RFD files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with RFD files being present on your machine. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Recogniform Form Designer and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading Recogniform Form Designer installed is by going to developer’s website (Recogniform Technologies SpA) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Recogniform Form Designer

Update software that support file extension RFDIf you already have Recogniform Form Designer installed on your systems and RFD files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Recogniform Form Designer cannot handle files with RFD may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Recogniform Form Designer.

Step 3. Assign Recogniform Form Designer to RFD files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate RFD files with latest version of Recogniform Form Designer you have installed on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Associate software with RFD file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the RFD file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Recogniform Form Designer is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open RFD files and clicking OK.
Associate software with RFD file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the RFD file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with RFD extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the RFD for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the RFD file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check RFD file for viruses
1. Check the RFD file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the RFD file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the RFD file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the RFD file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Verify that the RFD file’s structure is intact

Did you receive the RFD file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. It could happen the the download process of file with RFD extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Recogniform Form Designer Format file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Recogniform Form Designer

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with RFD extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Recogniform Form Designer Format file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle RFD files.

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