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File Extension RBF

Files that contain the the file extension RBF are associated with multiple programs and applications and various file types. The programs and applications include Microsoft Windows, Oracle, R:BASE, and Roxio. RBF files contain data and information related to the program that created the file.

If the file extension RBF is related to Microsoft Windows, the file is a source code and script file type that contains scripts which are used for Windows Installer. The scripts are known as rollback scripts which support Windows Installer with specific functions in the Windows operating system. The events can include updates, configurations, and other data associated with Windows Installer operations.

RBF files that are associated with Oracle are a backup file type that contains information which is used with the Oracle Database program. Oracle Database is a widely used relational database management system.

If the RBF file extension is created with R:BASE, it is a data file type that contains information used with R:BASE. R:BASE is a relational database management application which provides a wide variety of tools for developing a fully operational database environment.

RBF files which are a part of Roxio Retrospect are a backup file type that contains data related to servers and PCs. Roxio Retrospect is a software application that provides backup and recovery for servers and PCs.

How to Open RBF Files

Since RBF files are associated with multiple programs and applications, double click on the file to see if it will automatically open in a default program you have installed on your PC. RBF files can consist of different file types, so you may already have a program which will open the file.

If the RBF file is related to Windows Installer, you must use the Windows operating system and the Installer program to open the file. If you are a programmer and want to view the file contents, you can use any text editing program such as Notepad or WordPad to open this type of RBF file.

RBF files that are part of Oracle can be opened using the Oracle Database program which is available on the Oracle website and compatible with the Windows operating system. Depending upon the RBF file contents, you can open the file using any text editing program such as Notepad or WordPad for Windows, Apple TextEdit for Mac, or gEdit and Nano Editor for Linux.

R:BASE RBF files must be opened using the R:BASE relational database environment which can be obtained on the R:BASE Technologies website. R:BASE is available in a Demo version and is used with the Microsoft Windows platform.

RBF files that serve as a backup and restoration file can be opened with the Roxio Retrospect software application which is available on the Retrospect website. Roxio Retrospect is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, and iOS.