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File Type 1Rich Site Summary

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
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Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryWeb Files
FormatXML

XML

This file is saved in an XML format. You can view the XML structure and contents of the file in a text editor.

What is an RSS file?

An RSS file is an XML-based syndication format that contains news headlines and other web content. It is used by many websites for distributing information via RSS in an efficient, text-only format. Web addresses that end in ".rss" will open as an RSS feed in web browsers that support RSS.

Programs that open RSS files
Windows
Mozilla Firefox
NewzCrawler
FeedDemon
RssReader
BottomFeeder
Mac
Mozilla Firefox
Utsire Shrook
NewsGator NetNewsWire
Cynical Peak Cyndicate
BottomFeeder
NewsFire
Linux
Mozilla Firefox
BottomFeeder
Updated 4/27/2016

File Type 2Symbian Application Resource File

DeveloperNokia
Popularity
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CategoryDeveloper Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

Definition

Resource file used by programs that are developed using Symbian OS, an open source OS designed for mobile devices and smartphones; contains pre-compiled resources used by the application user interface, such as static strings, menus, buttons, and lists.

More Information

RSS files are compiled into .RSC binary files when the application is deployed. They are also used to compile the final .APP application file, which is used alongside the RSC resource file.

Programs that open RSS files
Windows
Nokia Carbide.c++
Nokia Symbian rcomp
Updated 2/1/2010