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 - Linux package manager archive [common]
.rpm - RunPaint (Multicolor) image format file
Software that works with rpm file extension
RPM file extension - RealAudio plugin file
What is rpm file? How to open rpm files?
File type specification:
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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.
The default software associated to rpm file type:
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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.
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 File-Extensions.org'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.).