An rtp file stores update data for Microsoft Windows and MS-DOS operating systems as well as TurboTax and others .

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

empty icon.rtp - GROMACS residue topology

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Software that open rtp file

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RTP file extension - Software update

What is rtp file? How to open rtp files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

rtp file icon: rtp filetype icon

The rtp file extension is used in early Microsoft Windows and MS-DOS systems for program patches. This technology is also used by other programs, like Visual C++ or Turbotax.

The rtp file contains patching package, including updates and bug fixes.

Updated: August 10, 2022

The default software associated to open rtp file:

Visual C++ icon

Microsoft Corporation logoVisual C++  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Visual C++ is integrated development environment for C and C++ programming language used to create Windows and .NET applications.

Help how to open:

There is no way how to open *.rtp patch files.

How to convert:

RTP file type cannot be converted to other file formats.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .rtp 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 rtp file, edit rtp file, convert rtp file, view rtp file, play rtp file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with rtp file - Software update

Click on the software link(s) for more information. Suggested software applications use rtp file type for internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open rtp file actions.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with rtp file by default:
Visual C++ small icon Visual C++
Other suggested software:
TurboTax small icon TurboTax
Microsoft Windows 3.x small icon Microsoft Windows 3.x

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Microsoft MS-DOS:

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