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.RSS File Extension

File Type 1Rich Site Summary

3.5 (25 Votes)
CategoryWeb Files

What is an RSS file?

An RSS file is a Rich Site Summary file saved in an XML-based syndication format. It contains news headlines and other web content along with metadata such as the author's name and the publish date. RSS files are used by many websites for distributing information that is often updated via RSS in an efficient, text-only format.

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Users can subscribe to RSS feeds in order to receive timely, up-to-the-minute news stories and blog entries. Web addresses that end in ".rss" will open as an RSS feed in web browsers that support RSS.

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Programs that open RSS files
Updated 2/15/2018

File Type 2Symbian Application Resource File

2.5 (4 Votes)
CategoryDeveloper Files

.RSS File Association 2

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.

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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
Nokia Carbide.c++
Nokia Symbian rcomp
Updated 2/1/2010

File Type 3RAM Structural System Model File

DeveloperBentley Systems
2.3 (3 Votes)
CategoryCompressed Files

.RSS File Association 3

An RSS file is model file used by RAM Structural System, a building suite used to design, analyze, and draft steel and concrete structures. It contains various component files of a building model, which includes B3D, UID, and RAM files. RSS files are compressed with Zip compression.

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The RSS file is one of the primary file types associated with RAM Structural System. The component files included in the RSS file make up the building model. If any of the files are missing, the RSS model will not open correctly. You can rename the RSS extension to .ZIP and extract the contents with a Zip utility. Each of the component files bear the same name as the RSS file.

NOTE: RAM Structural System consists of four design modules, which include RAM Steel, RAM Frame, RAM Foundation, and RAM Concrete.

Programs that open RSS files
Updated 5/30/2017

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