What is a .RIX File And How To Open It – RIX Softworks

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .rix 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. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .rix file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .RIX file?

The .RIX file extension stands for ColoRIX Image. The development of this file was done by RIX Softworks. The file has the binary format, and it is a raster related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .rix file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .RIX file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .RIX file on your operating system/device.

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

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .rix file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the XnViewMP software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: XnViewMP.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .RIX 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 XnViewMP software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .RIX file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .rix file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the XnViewMP software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is XnViewMP.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .RIX 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: Clicking “Open with”

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

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the XnViewMP software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .RIX file on Linux

To open the .rix file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the XnViewMP software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is XnViewMP.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .RIX file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

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

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the XnViewMP software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .RIX file?

If you are still unable to open the .RIX file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .RIX file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .rjs – RealNetworks, .rk – M Software, .rkg – Nintendo, .rkp – Rockchip, .rkt – PLT Inc.. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .RIX file with the XnViewMP program on Windows, XnViewMP program on Mac and XnViewMP software on Linux.