How to open file with RTF extension?

RTF file description

The .RTF extension stands for Rich Text File Format. Microsoft Corporation developed this file format. The files with the .RTF extension enables various word processing programs to transfer edited text based documents to one another. For instance, if the user has created an .RTF file and send it to another user who does not have the same program to run the application, the recipient will still be able to open the file with the .RTF extension on their system.

The files with the .RTF format comprise of texts, mainly underlined, bold and italic texts along with a variety text colors and font sizes.

Basic information about RTF file

File RTF is one of the files of the Text Files category. Its full name is Rich Text Format File . File format RTF was created by N/A. If you arrived here, you are probably looking for programs that will help you support this particular file extension. In the further part of this page you will find a list of programs that support file RTF sorted by operating systems. If our database contains information about converting a RTF file, you will definitely find it here.
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Programs that support RTF file

Conversion of a RTF file
When you install one of the applications from the list of programs that you found here, you should be able to open or edit the file with the RTF extension without any issue. However, if you still have problems with this, you may use the option of RTF file conversion to a different format.
We hope we helped you solve the problem with the RTF file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.
What else may cause problems?
There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the RTF file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).
First - the RTF file may be incorrectly linked (associated) with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this link by yourself. To do this, right-click on the RTF file # that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the RTF file should be solved forever.
Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the RTF file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).
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