Files with RGS extension can be found as InstallShield Scripts for Windows Registry. Installshield is a popular platform for creating installation packages.

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RGS file extension - InstallShield Script for Windows Registry

What is rgs file? How to open rgs files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

The RGS file extension is associated with InstallShield, a software used for creation installation packages on the Windows Platform, developed Acresso Software Inc., that was later acquired by Flexera Software, Inc. Usually found as ikernel.rgs in software installation package.

The default software associated to rgs file type:

InstallShield picture or screenshot

Flexera Software, Inc. logoInstallShield  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Flexera Software, Inc.

InstallShield is utility used to create installation packages for Microsoft Windows operating system as well as for various mobile platforms.

Help how to open RGS 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 RGS:

As far as we know, this .rgs 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.

File identification strings:

HEX code: 48 4B 43 52

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

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

  • Others rgs file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with rgs file - InstallShield Script for Windows Registry

Click on the software link for more information about InstallShield. InstallShield uses rgs 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.).

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