The RPM file extension stands for RealAudio plugin file type. The RealAudio a proprietary audio format developed by RealNetworks.

There are 2 other file types using
the RPM file extension!

rpm file icon.rpm - Linux package manager archive [common]

rpm file icon.rpm - RunPaint (Multicolor) image format file

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RPM file extension - RealAudio plugin file

What is rpm file? How to open rpm files?

File type specification:

Plugin, addon file type icon Plugin, addon file type

rpm file icon: rpm filetype icon

The RPM file extension is associated with the RealAudio a proprietary audio format developed by RealNetworks. It uses a variety of audio codecs, ranging from low-bitrate formats that can be used over dialup modems, to high-fidelity formats for music.

It can also be used as a streaming audio format, that is played at the same time as it is downloaded. In the past, many internet radio stations used RealAudio to stream their programming over the internet in real time. In recent years, however, the format has become less common and has given way to more popular audio formats. It is used heavily by the BBC websites.

The .rpm file stores plugin that adds new extra features to RealAudio.

Mime: application/x-pn-realaudio
Mime: audio/x-pn-RealAudio-plugin
Mime: audio/x-pn-realaudio-plugin

The default software associated to rpm file type:

RealPlayer icon

RealNetworks, Inc. logo RealPlayer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  RealNetworks, Inc.

RealPlayer is a media player that supports most audio and video format as well as some proprietary RealNetworks formats. it is available in versions for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

Help how to open RPM files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension RPM:

As far as we know, this .rpm file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .rpm file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open rpm file, edit rpm file, convert rpm file, view rpm file, play rpm file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others rpm file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with rpm file - RealAudio plugin file

Click on the software link for more information about RealPlayer. RealPlayer uses rpm file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Microsoft Windows:

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