Files with rfa extension are used mainly by Autodesk Revit Architecture program. They represent project family data.

There is one other file type using
the RFA file extension!

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Software that open rfa file

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RFA file extension - Autodesk Revit Architecture family data file

What is rfa file? How to open rfa files?

File type specification:

3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type icon 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type

File extension rfa is associated with Autodesk Revit Architecture. Revit model is based on a compilation of items called families.

There are two types of families: system families and hosted families.

A system family can only be found within a Revit model and cannot be stored in a separate location. A hosted family is inserted similar to a block (or cell) and is stored in an external directory.

A typical .rfa file contains finished Revit family data.

Updated: November 9, 2023

The default software associated to open rfa file:

Revit icon

Autodesk, Inc. logoRevit  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Autodesk, Inc.

Autodesk Revit is building information modeling (BIM) software for Microsoft Windows operating system. Revit is used to design 3D models and 2D drafts of buildings with precision, optimize performance, and collaborate more effectively.

Help how to open:

You can open .rfa files in AutoDesk Revit.

How to convert:

Autodesk Revit Architecture is able to export family data to other formats.

Find conversions from rfa file:

rfa to 3ds

rfa to dwg

rfa to dxf

rfa to obj

rfa to pdf

rfa to rvt

rfa to step

Find converter to rfa file type:

3ds to rfa

dwg to rfa

ies to rfa

obj to rfa

rft to rfa

rte to rfa

rvt to rfa

List of software applications associated to the .rfa file extension

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

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting rfa files.

Software that open rfa file - Autodesk Revit Architecture family data file

Programs supporting the exension rfa on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Revit for open rfa file action.

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