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RTF file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .rtf file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .rtf file?
  • What program do I need to open a .rtf file?
  • How can the .rtf file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .rtf files to another format?

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource!

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ Rich Text Format Document

Rich Text Format Document .rtf file icon
RTF file is a Rich Text Format Document. It is a document file format that has been continually developed by Microsoft since 1987 for cross-platform document interchange.
Category: Document files
Application: Microsoft Word
Mime-type: application/rtf
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
RTF aliases:
rtdf, rtfd, rtx
RTF related links:
RTF related extensions:
Windows Help Content

ClarisWorks Document

Data Interchange Format

Microsoft Word Document

Lotus Word Pro Document

Microsoft Word for Macintosh Document

Revisable-Form Text

Ami Pro Document

Plain Text Document

Corel WordPerfect Document

Other types of files may also use the .rtf file extension.

🔄 .rtf converters

The following softwares are capable of converting .rtf files to other formats:

Calibre, OpenOffice.org, Microsoft Office Word

For example, using the softwares above, a .rtf file can be converted into one of the following formats:

odb, pcx, dxf, ott, htmlz, txtz, xltx, wb2, cgm, xlm, xbm, dotm, sxc, pgm, wmf

🚫 The .rtf file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

dtf, etf, ftf, gtf, rf, rff, rft, rgf, rhf, rrf, rt, rtb, rtc, rtd, rte

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Revisable-Form Text
Crestron SIMPL Route Data
TrueType Font
Xperia X10 Phone FTF Firmware
SOBEK Real-time Control Data
Terraform Module
MIKE 11 HD Results Data
RagTime Form
Microsoft Office Live Meeting Connection Data
Autodesk Revit Family Template

🔴 Can't open a .rtf file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .rtf file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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