.APA File Extension

Rockwell Automation
File Type:
RSView Development Project Archive

Having trouble opening .apa extension? Don't panic! This page explains what apa files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open apa files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is an APA file?

Apa file extension has RSView Development Project Archive file type, developed by Rockwell Automation, which is associated with the "developer files" category.

There two programs that create files with this extension during operation: RSView Machine Edition and RSView Studio. Both of them are used for developing Human Machine Interface applications.


To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

apa file icon
Rockwell Automation
File Type:
RSView Development Project Archive
Developer Files

How to open APA file?

Double click the apa file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .apa extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the apa extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

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This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the apa file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open APA files

  • Windows Windows
    • Rockwell Automation RSView Studio or RSView ME Rockwell Automation RSView Studio or RSView ME

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the apa file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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