An rt file extension is related to the RealText subtitle format.

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

empty icon.rt - Rich Text document

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Software that open rt file

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RT file extension - RealText subtitle

What is rt file? How to open rt files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

rt file icon: rt filetype icon

RealText, a RealSystem product for streaming text from files or live sources.

With RealText you can create presentations consisting of text alone, or combine text with other media to create, for example, closed-captioned video.

Mime types:

The default software associated to open rt file:

VLC media player icon

VideoLAN Project Team logoVLC media player  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
VideoLAN Project Team

Very popular multimedia player developed for Windows, Apple Mac, Linux, Unix and various other operating systems and platforms.

VLC can playback many of the video formats (AVI, MKV, OGV, WMV, ASF, MOV...) and audio formats (MP3, AAC, M4A, OGG, FLAC...) as well as support of subtitles for video. It can also be used as a streaming server and multimedia transcoder.

Related articles:

How to watch movies with subtitles

Help how to open:

Use VLC Player to work with *.rt files.

How to convert:

Use compatible tools to export *.rt files to other formats.

Related links:

RealText full overview

List of software applications associated to the .rt 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 rt file, edit rt file, convert rt file, view rt file, play rt 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 rt files.

rt file viewer - programs that view rt file - RealText subtitle

Programs supporting the exension rt on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for view rt file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with rt file by default:
VLC media player small icon VLC media player
Other suggested software:
KMPlayer small icon KMPlayer
RealPlayer small icon RealPlayer

Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices):

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