RSD File Extension

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RealSQLDatabase Format
  • Developer
    REAL
  • Popularity
    3 (4 votes)

What is RSD file?

An .RSD file, also known as the RealSQLDatabase file, is a proprietary database file that stores data in a structured format. The RSD file is created by the Realbasic software, which is used to create database application by using the BASIC programming language. Further, the RSD file content can be accessed by using the SQL language, and the file can be loaded using the BASIC programming language.

Programs which support RSD file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 3 operating systems that support RSD files. Files with RSD extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support RSD file

How to open file with RSD extension?

Being unable to open files with RSD extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to RealSQLDatabase Format 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 RSD files.

Step 1. Install REALbasic software

Problems with opening and working with RSD files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with RSD files being present on your machine. This one is an easy one. Select REALbasic or one of the recommended programs (for example, Resort Recipe) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download REALbasic installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit REAL Software, Inc. website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update REALbasic to the latest version

If the problems with opening RSD files still occur even after installing REALbasic, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of REALbasic is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that REALbasic cannot handle files with RSD 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 REALbasic.

Step 3. Associate RealSQLDatabase Format files with REALbasic

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate RSD files with latest version of REALbasic 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.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the RSD file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the REALbasic installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open RSD files box and clicking OK button.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected RSD file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select REALbasic and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with RSD extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the RSD file is complete and free of errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the RSD file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Check the RSD file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the RSD is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the RSD file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

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

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

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 RealSQLDatabase Format file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run REALbasic

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support RSD files. Close all running programs and try opening the RSD file.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with RealSQLDatabase Format file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with RSD files affecting older versions of given software.

Conversion of a RSD file

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