The RTA file extension is associated with the IBM Voice Type and used for its languages vocabulary.

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

empty icon.rta - Adobe RoboHelp configuration file

empty icon.rta - TrueRTA audio project file

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RTA file - IBM Voice Type languages vocabulary file

What is rta file? How to open rta files?

File type specification:

Audio and sound file type icon Audio and sound file type

The RTA file extension is also related to IBM VoiceType (Now known as IBM Via Voice) speech recognition software for Microsoft windows and OS/2 operating systems. An *.rta file contains saved languages dictionary.

The default software associated to rta file type:

IBM logoIBM Voice Type  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

IBM Voice Type was voice dictation software used to create text in applications like Microsoft Word. It is discontinued product.

Help how to open:

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:

As far as we know, this .rta 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 .rta 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 rta file, edit rta file, convert rta file, view rta file, play rta file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with rta file - IBM Voice Type languages vocabulary file

Click on the software link for more information about IBM Voice Type. IBM Voice Type uses rta 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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