What is a .RMGB File And How To Open It – RootsMagic (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .rmgb extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .rmgb file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .RMGB file?

The file extension .RMGB is RootsMagic Backup File. This file extension belongs to the developer RootsMagic. The file has the binary format, and it is a backup file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .rmgb file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .RMGB file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .RMGB file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the RootsMagic Essentials software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use RootsMagic and RootsMagic Essentials software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .RMGB 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: 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 RootsMagic Essentials software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .RMGB file on Mac

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

1. In the first step you need to download the RootsMagic Essentials software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: RootsMagic and RootsMagic Essentials.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .RMGB file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 RootsMagic Essentials software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .RMGB file?

If you cannot open the .RMGB file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .RMGB file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .rmgc – RootsMagic, Inc., .rmh – Microsoft, .rmi – RMID MIDI File, .rmj – RealNetworks, .rml – Autodesk. 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 .RMGB file with the RootsMagic Essentials, RootsMagic programs on Windows and RootsMagic Essentials, RootsMagic programs on Mac.