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Rich Text Format

File extension.rtf
File category🔵 documents
Programs
🔵 AbiWord
🔵 Kword
🔵 TextEdit
Main program🔵 WordPad
Description🔵

Rich Text Format (RTF) may not be the most popular word processing file format, but it is one of the most versatile. It is used for exchanging text-based files from a word processing file to another. For example, you can create and transfer RTF files to someone using Microsoft Word, as well as convert the same to Portable Document File (PDF).

Here are some of the characteristics or distinctive features of Rich Text Format (RTF):

  1. 1. RTF files have a smaller size because document history data is not stored.
  2. 2. Most word processors, such as Microsoft Word can read RTF files.
Technical details🔵

How to create and how to open an RTF file

Do you want to learn how you can create a Rich Text Format (RTF) file? We must mention that RTF files were one of the earliest word processing file types, as the development dates back to the 1980s. Microsoft Word team was the team behind the idea.

You can create an RTF file directly from your Microsoft Word.

If you want to open an RTF file, all you have to do is to send or transfer the file to any device (computer or smartphone) that has a word processor, such as Google Docs and Microsoft Word.

You can use the following applications/programs to open your RTF file.

  1. 1. Google Drive
  2. 2. OneDrive
  3. 3. Google Chrome
  4. 4. WordPad
  5. 5. Dropbox
  6. 6. LibreOffice
  7. 7. TextEdit
  8. 8. AbiWord
  9. 9. Adobe Acrobat Pro DC

Which other formats RTF can be converted into and why

Rich Text Format (RTF) is one of the most versatile word processing file types. As such, it can be used alongside other word processing file formats.

We present to you, some of the other formats that RTF files can be converted into:

  1. 1. DOC
  2. 2. DOCX
  3. 3. PDF
  4. 4. TXT

DOC is the most popular alternative to Rich Text Format (RTF) because it is developed by the Microsoft Word team – the same team that developed RTF. Thus, you rest assured that Microsoft Word can conveniently be used to create, as well as convert Rich Text Format (RTF). You might also need to convert RTF files to PDF ones as they are easily converted and support inserting images.

Developer🔵 Microsoft
MIME type
🔵 text/rtf

Office Open XML Document

File extension.docx
File category🔵 documents
Programs
🔵 Microsoft Office
🔵 LibreOffice
🔵 Kingsoft Office
🔵 Google Docs
Main program🔵 Microsoft Office
Description🔵 DOCX – is a standard extension that includes the test content of the document, pictures, painted objects, styles, and other elements. It replaced the obsolete format .doc in 2007 and is used to work with Microsoft Word documents. The format allows you to work with different content based on many tools that automate the creation and editing processes. For the correct display of the DOCX files in obsolete versions of Word, you need to install a special compatibility package. It helps to convert text content to DOC format.
Technical details🔵 The DOCX extension is written in XML markup language and includes many document elements stored as separate files combined into one archived ZIP file. The appearance of such a format confirms the transition of Microsoft Office suite software solutions to the Open XML international standard. Therefore, the extension is supported by many open source applications, for example, LibreOffice Writer and OpenOffice Writer.
Developer🔵 Microsoft
MIME type
🔵 application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document

FAQ

❓ How can I convert rtf to docx?
Firstly, select a rtf to docx file you want to convert or drag and drop it. Secondly, select a format you want to convert your file to. Then click convert and wait until your file is converted
⏳ How long should I wait to convert rtf to docx?
Images conversion usually takes a few seconds. You will convert rtf to docx very quickly.
🛡️ Is it secure to convert rtf to docx on OnlineConvertFree?
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