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 190 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Change the default application in Mac OS
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.
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.
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.
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.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open RHTML files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
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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