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.RFA File Extension

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File Type 1Revit Family File

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CategoryData Files


File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.


Data file that can be loaded into a project created with Revit, a building information modeling (BIM) program; contains one or more 3D models that can be imported into a 3D scene; may be created and saved using the Revit Family Editor.

Programs that open RFA files
Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture 2017
Autodesk Revit Structure 2016
Autodesk AutoCAD MEP 2016
Updated 5/20/2016

File Type 2Battlefield 1942 Game Package

DeveloperElectronic Arts
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CategoryGame Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.


Game package used by Battlefield 1942, a World War II first-person shooter game; contains game content, including maps, sound, textures, 3D objects, and other game data; used as a container to store various types of game data.

More Information

RFA files are commonly used to modify game content. For example, several map editors can modify game maps in RFA files, which include terrain, obstacles, weapons, spawn points, and other map objects.

RFA game modification files are typically stored within the following game directory:
\Battlefield 1942\Mods\bf1942\Archives\.

RFA stands for Refractor File Archive. The format was used by the Refractor game engine which was designed by Refraction Games. Digital Illusions CE later bought Refraction Games and the engine was used in the Battlefield 1942 game. Digital Illusions CE has been a subsidiary of Electronic Arts since 2004.

Programs that open RFA files
Electronic Arts Battlefield 1942
RFA Extractor
Battlecraft Map Editor
Updated 2/29/2016

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