>> RIK file

RIK file format description

Many people share .rik files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .rik file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .rik files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.rik - Swedish Grid Map

The RIK gis files are related to GDAL. RIK file is a Swedish Grid Map. The Swedish grid is the coordinate system used for government maps in Sweden.

GIS files
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Swedish Grid Map related extensions:
GeoJSON Data
GeoTIFF Raster Image
NITF Georeference Data
Czech Cadastral Exchange Data Format Data
GDAL Virtual Format
Web Map Service Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .rik file extension. Even harmful programs can create .rik files. Be especially cautious with .rik files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .rik 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.

The .rik file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ik, tik, rok, rki, rio, ril, irk, ruk, rlk, rk, rim, ri

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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