An rtc file extension is related to the Microsoft Office Live Meeting a collaboration software. An rtc file stores connection settings.

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the RTC file extension!

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Software that open rtc file

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RTC file extension - Microsoft Office Live Meeting connection data

What is rtc file? How to open rtc files?

The rtc file extension is associated with the Microsoft Office Live Meeting collaboration and instant messaging software for Windows.

The rtc file contains link settings used for establish meetings and conferences.

The rtc file is stored in simple text file format with parameter settings and it is viewable in any or source text editor.

The default file name of *.rtc file is: launch.rtc

Preview of rtc file:

<Param authTicket ="" />
<Param customAiccSid ="" />
<Param customExtra1 ="" />    
<Param customExtra2 ="" />
<Param customExtra3 ="" />
<Param customSource ="" />
<Param isLobby = ""/>
<Param role = ""/>
<Param meetingEndTime ="" />
<Param meetingID ="LiveMeeting2007Test" />
<Param meetingPassword ="" />
<Param meetingStartTime ="Fri May 06 10:22:48 PDT 2011" />
<Param meetingSubject ="LiveMeeting 2007 Compatibility Test" />
<Param recordingAgreement ="" />
<Param startURI ="" />
<Param required-media ="DATA" />
<Param userCompany ="" />
<Param userDisplayName ="" />
<Param userEmail ="" />

Microsoft Office Live Meeting is obsolete software that was discontinued in 2011 and support was stopped in 2014.

This rtc file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Updated: April 18, 2024

The default software associated to open rtc file:

Microsoft Office Live Meeting picture or screenshot

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Office Live Meeting  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Office Live Meeting is communication space used for meeting with colleagues online. It allows users o collaborate in real time, even over long distances. Replaced by Microsoft Lynx.

Help how to open:

By default, the *.rtc file is associated to open in Office Live Meeting. Some users report problem in Internet Explorer that default association of *.rtc files with Live Meeting can be corrupted. This problem solves Do Not Save Encrypted pages to disk option. You can find it in Tools > Internet Options > Advanced > Security. After that re-associate *.rtc file extension with Live Meeting.

Also RTC Live Meeting connection settings are viewable in any text editor.

How to convert:

The *.rtc file is stored in simple text format, you can convert it simply to other text formats. However, these conversions are useless, because these settings are only for Office Live Meeting.

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

Software that open rtc file - Microsoft Office Live Meeting connection data

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

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