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RTF file is typically associated with Rich Text Format, Rich Text Format. You can open RTF with following applications:

  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Office - Office14

Open RTF on Windows OS

  • Locate RTF file in Windows Explorer and right-click on it.
  • Look for the "Open with" menu option in the popup menu. If you open this menu you will see list of the applications which can open RTF file.
  • If there are no programs which can open the RTF file are installed you will see "Open with..." button in the popup menu. Click on it.
  • Dialog will open with Windows OS suggestion about what application can open RTF file.
  • If you do not see the application which correctly matches the file try to search the internet for one of the apps mentioned above or look for technical file description below. Each description have "Application name" in it which can open the RTF file.
  • If "Application name" is missing look for the "Windows Object" and "Executable command" fields because they typically contain application which can open RTF file.

Open .rtf File and Word.RTF.8.

File Extension.rtf
DescriptionRich Text Format
Sample File Name[Sample File].rtf
Application NameMicrosoft Office
Windows ObjectWord.RTF.8
Executable Command To Open .rtf FileC:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12\WINWORD.EXE /n /dde
Mime Typeapplication/msword
Links
  • Open RTF File instructions on extensionfile.net
  • Placing it here to fix Firefox 2.0 layout links

Open .rtf File and Word.RTF.8.

File Extension.rtf
DescriptionRich Text Format
Sample File Name[Sample File].rtf
Application NameMicrosoft Office - Office14
Windows ObjectWord.RTF.8
Executable Command To Open .rtf File"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\WINWORD.EXE" /n "%1"
Mime Typeapplication/msword
Links
  • Open RTF File instructions on extensionfile.net
  • Placing it here to fix Firefox 2.0 layout links

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