What is a .RFD File And How To Open It – Westwood Studios

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While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .rfd extension. It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .rfd file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .RFD file?

The file extension .RFD is from Emperor Battle for Dune Data File.It was developed by Westwood Studios. The file has the binary format, and it is a game related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .rfd file on 1 platform.

How to open a .RFD file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .RFD file on various operating systems.

How to open a .RFD file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .rfd file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Dragon UnPACKer software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Dragon UnPACKer.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .RFD file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Dragon UnPACKer software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .RFD file?

If you are still unable to open the .RFD file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .RFD file.rfd – Recogniform Technologies. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .RFD file with the Dragon UnPACKer program on Windows.