RHTML File Extension

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Ruby HTML Web Page
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What is RHTML file?

RHTML filename suffix is mostly used for Ruby HTML Web Page files. Files with RHTML extension may be used by programs distributed for Mac OS, Windows platform. RHTML file format, along with 303 other file formats, belongs to the Web Files category. Users are advised to use Web browser software for managing RHTML files, although 4 other programs can also handle this type of file.

Programs which support RHTML file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with RHTML files, divided into 2 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with RHTML 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 RHTML file

How to open file with RHTML extension?

Being unable to open files with RHTML extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Ruby HTML Web Page files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with RHTML files.

Step 1. Download and install Web browser

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening RHTML files is that no program that can handle RHTML files is installed on user’s system. The most obvious solution is to download and install Web browser or one to the listed programs: TextMate, Ruby, Middleman. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support RHTML files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Web browser website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of Web browser and update if needed

If the problems with opening RHTML files still occur even after installing Web browser, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Web browser is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that Web browser cannot handle files with RHTML may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Web browser is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Web browser to RHTML files

If you have the latest version of Web browser installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage RHTML 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.

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the RHTML with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Web browser installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open RHTML files box and clicking OK button.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the RHTML file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with RHTML extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the RHTML for errors

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

1. The RHTML may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

Should it happed that the RHTML is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the RHTML file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the RHTML file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Ensure the file with RHTML extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the RHTML file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. It could happen the the download process of file with RHTML 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 Ruby HTML Web Page file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Web browser

If the systems has insufficient resources to open RHTML files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Ruby HTML Web Page file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle RHTML files.

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