RML File Extension

RML file icon
Redline Markup Language Format
  • Developer
    Autodesk
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    4.5 (2 votes)

What is RML file?

RML filename suffix is mostly used for Redline Markup Language Format files. Redline Markup Language Format format was developed by Autodesk. RML file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. RML file format, along with 158 other file formats, belongs to the CAD Files category. Users are advised to use Autodesk Volo View software for managing RML files, although 3 other programs can also handle this type of file.

Programs which support RML file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support RML files. Files with RML 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 RML file

How to open file with RML extension?

Being unable to open files with RML extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with RML 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 RML files.

Step 1. Download and install Autodesk Volo View

Problems with opening and working with RML files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with RML files being present on your machine. This one is an easy one. Select Autodesk Volo View or one of the recommended programs (for example, AutoCAD, Windows Notepad, NotePad++ text editor) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download Autodesk Volo View installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Autodesk Volo View

If you already have Autodesk Volo View installed on your systems and RML 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. This can be one of the causes why RML files are not compatible with Autodesk Volo View. The latest version of Autodesk Volo View should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Redline Markup Language Format files with Autodesk Volo View

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate RML files with latest version of Autodesk Volo View 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.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the RML with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Autodesk Volo View is installed, check the Always use this app to open RML files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the RML 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 RML extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the RML is not faulty

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the RML file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Check the RML file for viruses or malware

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

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

Did you receive the RML 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. When downloading the file with RML extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

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

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Redline Markup Language Format file.

4. Check whether your system can handle Autodesk Volo View

If the systems has insufficient resources to open RML 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 Redline Markup Language Format file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with RML files affecting older versions of given software.

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