RPM File Extension

File Type

Red Hat Package Manager Format


Red Hat


Compressed Files





Details about the RPM file

Files with the RPM extension are characteristic of 3 operating systems and they are: Linux, Mac OS, Windows. RPM files are most often associated with the AnyToISO program. The developer of this program is CrystalIdea Software Inc.. Additionally, RPM files can be handled by applications like PeaZip, IZArc, 7-Zip, ZipZag.

The structure of such files is typical of Compressed Files. The RPM file extension can also be found in 236 in other file types and may not be supported by AnyToISO or similar programs. Red Hat Package Manager Format is a file whose format was originally developed for the AnyToISO application by Red Hat. This particular Red Hat Package Manager Format file was most likely generated by the AnyToISO program. RPM detailed description

Our tools for working with the RPM file

RPM File Extension

What is a(n) RPM file??

.RPM stands for Red Hat Package Manager. It is a file extension that is used to define the package manager file type. It is also associated with other software packages where it can be used to install programs, libraries, and files in Linux-based operating systems.

The .rpm file extension was introduced in the year 1991 by Red Hat Inc. The initial use of this was for Linux distribution packages which were widely adopted among developers and users of open source software at that time. The use later expanded to other platforms.

The .rpm file extension has been around for more than two decades now but it still remains very popular among users of Linux-based operating systems.

RPM File Tools

What tools you can use?

Here are the most important online tools related to RPM. Through them, you can perform many activities related to RPM for free. You can easily convert the file, preview its contents, or open and edit any RPM file.

RPM File Opener

RPM opener is a very popular tool among our users. You will learn a few ways to open your RPM file. Opening the RPM file is just the beginning. Other file operations can be the next step.

RPM File Viewer

The RPM Viwer tool helps to preview the contents of a file without the need to install dedicated software. Click on the subpage and use the form to select the file. Then our Tool will show you the contents of the file.

RPM File Converter

If you cannot perform all the operations on the RPM file, you can convert it to a different format. Converting the RPM file will give you more options for editing the data in the file.

RPM File Editor

If you want to edit the content of RPM file, please use RPM editor. If you need to be able to edit the RPM file as much as possible, then it is best to install special software designed for this purpose. Check out our RPM file editor page and learn about the possibilities



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