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RPM file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.rpm - RPM Package

The RPM archive files are related to RPM (Linux). RPM file is an RPM Package. The RPM Package Manager (RPM) is a powerful command line driven package management system capable of installing, uninstalling, verifying, querying, and updating computer software packages.

RPM (Linux)
Archive files
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RPM Package related extensions:
Compact File Set
OpenSimulator Inventory Archive
OpenSimulator Archive
HyperOS Compressed Backup
Formula Graphics Presentation Archive
GRZip Compressed Archive

.rpm - C64 RunPaint Multicolor Image

The RPM graphic files are related to XnView. RPM file is a C64 RunPaint Image. Run Paint is a drawing program for the Commodore 64 home computer.

Graphic files
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C64 RunPaint Multicolor Image related extensions:
ZX Spectrum Hobetta Image
Pocket PC Bitmap Image
Amapi Image
Sony Mavica Picture
GoDot Image
TI-73 Bitmap

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

Can't open a .rpm 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 .rpm file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

rpk, rom, dpm, rpn, rp, rmp, prm, gpm, epm, tpm, rpl, rpj, rm, pm, fpm

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

RadLight Media Player Skin
Rail Simulator Package
General ROM Image
AMI BIOS Firmware Update
Avid Pro Tools Plugin
Real Pac Batch Job

Operating systems

DataTypes.net currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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