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.RMSKIN File Extension

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File TypeRainmeter Skin File

DeveloperThe Rainmeter Team
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CategorySettings Files


This file is saved in a zipped format. You can view the contents by unzipping it with a file decompression program.


Skin or theme file used by Rainmeter, a desktop customization platform used to run desktop applets similar to widgets for Mac OS X or gadgets for the Windows Sidebar; stores a Zip archive of applet images, fonts, metadata, and compiled program code; commonly used for applying themes to the desktop, and adding weather and news reports, clocks, small games, and system performance tools.

More Information

RMSKIN files contain five directories the skin content: Addons, Fonts, Plugins, Skins, and Themes. They also contain a ".cfg" file in the root directory which contains metadata, such as the name, author, and version.

Since RMSKIN files are compressed .ZIP files, you can rename their extension to ".zip" and decompress them with any Zip decompression utility. You can also create them by compressing a ZIP file and renaming the extension to ".rmskin."

Programs that open RMSKIN files
Updated 7/28/2010

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