What is a .RGS File And How To Open It (Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .rgs extension and you don’t know what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. In this article we will explain what .rgs file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .RGS file?

The file extension .RGS is Registry Script. This executable file is in text format.

What to know

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

How to open a .RGS file?

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

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

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .rgs file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Flexera InstallShield software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .RGS file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Flexera InstallShield software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .RGS file?

If you cannot open the .RGS file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .RGS file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .rgss2a – Enterbrain, .rgss3a – Enterbrain, .rgssad – Enterbrain, .rgt – Relic Entertainment, .rhistory – The R Project for Statistical Computing. 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 .RGS file with the Flexera InstallShield program on Windows.