.RSS File Extension

File Type:
Rich Site Summary

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

What is a RSS file?

Rss file extension has Rich Site Summary file type, which is associated with the "web files" category.

Rich Site Summary file saves web content, such as news headlines, with its metadata, including publishing date, author's name, etc. It uses an XML-based syndication format. The file may be applied by websites in order to distribute information, which is updated through RSS with the use of text-only format.

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

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File Type:
Rich Site Summary
Web Files

How to open RSS file?

Double click the rss 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 .rss 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 rss 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".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

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 rss 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 RSS files

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 rss file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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