What is a .RTFD File And How To Open It – Apple (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .rtfd 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. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .rtfd file extension and how to open it.

What is a .RTFD file?

The .RTFD file extension is from Rich Text Format Directory File. The development of this file was done by Apple. This text related file is in binary format.

What to know

There are currently 4 software that can open the .rtfd file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .RTFD file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Microsoft File Explorer software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .RTFD 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Microsoft File Explorer software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .RTFD file on Mac

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Bean software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Apple TextEdit, Apple Pages and Bean.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .RTFD 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 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 Bean software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .RTFD file?

If you cannot open the .RTFD file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .RTFD file.rti – Real Tracker Instrument, .rti – Radek Sterba, .rtl – HP, .rtm – National Instruments, .rton – PopCap Games. 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 .RTFD file with the Microsoft File Explorer program on Windows and Bean, Apple TextEdit, Apple Pages programs on Mac.