RDP file format description
Many people share .rdp files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .rdp file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .rdp files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.rdp - Remote Desktop Connection Settings
The RDP configuration files are related to Remote Desktop Connection Software. RDP is a Remote Desktop Connection Settings on Microsoft Windows. When you use the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) to connect to a remote computer, the RDP file is created on the client computer.
- Remote Desktop Connection Software
- Configuration files
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- Remote Desktop Connection Settings related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .rdp file extension. Even harmful programs can create .rdp files. Be especially cautious with .rdp files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .rdp 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 can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .rdp file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
rsp, rpd, rfp, rdo, rd, edp, tdp, rwp, ddp, gdp, rxp, dp, rvp, rrp, rp
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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