RWP File Extension

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RapidWeaver Package
  • Developer
    Realmac Software
  • Popularity
    3.3 (3 votes)

What is RWP file?

RWP is a file extension commonly associated with RapidWeaver Package files. RapidWeaver Package specification was created by Realmac Software. RWP files are supported by software applications available for devices running Mac OS. RWP file format, along with 190 other file formats, belongs to the Web Files category. The most popular software that supports RWP files is RapidWeaver. Software named RapidWeaver was created by Realmac Software Limited. In order to find more detailed information on the software and RWP files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support RWP file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support RWP files. RWP files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support RWP file

How to open file with RWP extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening RWP files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to RapidWeaver Package files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install RapidWeaver

Problems with opening and working with RWP files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with RWP files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the RapidWeaver developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support RWP files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading RapidWeaver installed is by going to developer’s website (Realmac Software Limited) and downloading the software using provided links.

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

If the problems with opening RWP files still occur even after installing RapidWeaver, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of RapidWeaver is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of RapidWeaver installed, it may not support RWP format. The most recent version of RapidWeaver is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open RWP files to RapidWeaver

After installing RapidWeaver (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open RWP files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the RWP file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where RapidWeaver is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open RWP files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with RWP extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select RapidWeaver and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with RWP extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the RWP for 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 RWP file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

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

If the RWP is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. RWP file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with RWP extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the RWP 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 RWP 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 in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

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

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

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with RapidWeaver Package files. It may be the case that the RWP files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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