An rtf_ file extension can commonly be found as text files in Rich Text Format. Supported by most text editors.

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RTF_ file extension - Rich text format file - Mac File Type

What is rtf_ file? How to open rtf_ files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

Files with rtf_ file extension  are used on some Apple Mac computers for documents written in Rich Text Format, a text format with some very basic formatting preserved.

RTF format is stored as plain ASCII text file with additional formatting commands somewhat similar to  HTML files.

The default software associated to open rtf_ file:

TextEdit icon

Apple, Inc. logoTextEdit  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

TextEdit is native plain text editor distributed as a part of Mac OS X that can open edit variety types of text files.

Pages for Mac icon

Apple, Inc. logoPages for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

iWork Pages is popular word processor for Apple Mac OS X and iOS operating systems. It is a part of iWork office suite. Pages can be also used as a page layout application. Apple distributed Pages with 140 document templates for creating letters, résumés, posters, and outlines. Pages can open documents from Microsoft Word, AppleWorks, Rich Text, PDF and EPUB.

Help how to open:

Most word processors are able to read and write *.rtf_ documents, only rename rtf_ extension to *.rtf.

How to convert:

Save RTF documents to another format via the Save as.. function.

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

Software that open rtf_ file - Rich text format file - Mac File Type

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

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with rtf_ file by default:
TextEdit small icon TextEdit
Pages for Mac small icon Pages for Mac
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Word for Mac small icon Microsoft Word for Mac

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