RTC File Extension

RTC file icon
AutoCAD Civil Rating Curve Data Format
  • Developer
    Autodesk
  • Popularity
    4 (3 votes)

What is RTC file?

Full format name of files that use RTC extension is AutoCAD Civil Rating Curve Data Format. AutoCAD Civil Rating Curve Data Format format was developed by Autodesk. Files with RTC extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. RTC file belongs to the CAD Files category just like 158 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports RTC files is AutoCAD Civil.

Programs which support RTC file extension

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

How to open file with RTC extension?

Being unable to open files with RTC extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to AutoCAD Civil Rating Curve Data Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Download and install AutoCAD Civil

Problems with opening and working with RTC files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with RTC files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install AutoCAD Civil. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit AutoCAD Civil website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of AutoCAD Civil

If you already have AutoCAD Civil installed on your systems and RTC files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of AutoCAD Civil installed, it may not support RTC format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using AutoCAD Civil.

Step 3. Set the default application to open RTC files to AutoCAD Civil

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate RTC files with latest version of AutoCAD Civil you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the RTC file
  • 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 AutoCAD Civil is installed, check the Always use this app to open RTC files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with RTC extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select AutoCAD Civil and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with RTC extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

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

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 RTC file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

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

Should it happed that the RTC 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 RTC file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the RTC file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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. It could happen the the download process of file with RTC 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. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the AutoCAD Civil Rating Curve Data Format file again.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open AutoCAD Civil

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with RTC extension. In this case close the other applications.

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with AutoCAD Civil Rating Curve Data Format files. It may be the case that the RTC files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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