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Open RPM File

The acronym RPM stands for remote print manager, too, but it may also have nothing to do with computer files, as when it refers to the measurement of rotational frequency revolutions per minute.

However, in this case, a file with the RPM extension is a Red Hat Package Manager file that is used to store installation packages on Linux operating systems.

RPM files provide an easy way to distribute, install, update, and remove software because the files are "packaged" into one place.

How to open an RPM file?

It is important to note that RPM files cannot be used on Windows computers like Linux operating system.

However, since they are just files, any popular compression/decompression program, such as 7-Zip or PeaZip, can open an RPM file to reveal the files it contains.

How to convert an RPM file?

Commands that invoke Linux Alien software can be used to convert RPM to DEB.

The following commands will install Alien and then use it to convert the file to a DEB file:

 apt-get install alien
 alien -d file.rpm

You can replace "-d" with "-i" to convert the package and then immediately start the installation.

Software to open and work with an RPM file

How Can I Open RPM File on Windows

How Can I Open RPM File on Mac OS

How Can I Open RPM File on Android

If you downloaded a RPM file on Android device you can open it by following steps below:

How to Open RPM File on iPhone or iPad

To open RPM File on iOS device follow steps below:

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