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RSF File Extension

Mediafour MacDrive Macintosh Resource Fork
  • Developer
    Mediafour Corporation
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    3.5 (8 votes)

What is RSF file?

Full format name of files that use RSF extension is Mediafour MacDrive Macintosh Resource Fork. Mediafour MacDrive Macintosh Resource Fork specification was created by Mediafour Corporation. RSF files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with RSF extension are categorized as Misc Files files. The Misc Files subset comprises 5928 various file formats. MacDrive is by far the most used program for working with RSF files. Software named MacDrive was created by Mediafour Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and RSF files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support RSF file extension

The following listing features RSF-compatible programs. Files with RSF 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 RSF file

Windows Windows

How to open file with RSF extension?

Problems with accessing RSF may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with RSF extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install MacDrive software

Install software to open RSF file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening RSF files is that no program that can handle RSF files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install MacDrive. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support RSF files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download MacDrive installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Mediafour Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of MacDrive

Update software that support file extension RSFYou still cannot access RSF files although MacDrive is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why RSF files are not compatible with MacDrive. The most recent version of MacDrive is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open RSF files to MacDrive

If you have the latest version of MacDrive installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage RSF on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with RSF file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the RSF 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 MacDrive is installed, check the Always use this app to open RSF files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with RSF file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected RSF file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select MacDrive and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with RSF extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the RSF is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper RSF file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check RSF file for viruses
1. Verify that the RSF in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the RSF is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the RSF file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the RSF file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the RSF 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 RSF extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

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 Mediafour MacDrive Macintosh Resource Fork file.

4. Check whether your system can handle MacDrive

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

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Mediafour MacDrive Macintosh Resource Fork files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle RSF files.

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