What is RPM file?
Rpm is the file extension for a package file produced by the RPM Package Manager. The format of a package file is dependent on the Red Hat Package Manager, but in general it contains metadata, such as copyright and license information and data necessary to install or uninstall the software.
RPM Format details
|Red Hat Package Manager Format
Tools that will help you view RPM files
Sometimes you need to quickly preview the contents of a file with the RPM extension. In such a situation, many people decide to find a tool that, according to its creators, can display the contents of the RPM file and many other types of files (All in One Viewer).
Of course, there are such tools. However, it should be remembered that they may display the data contained in the RPM file differently than the application dedicated to handling the RPM file extension. When you cannot afford to have the data of the RPM file displayed different from the original, you should use the applications developed to work with the RPM file.
Below you will find a list of software programs that will help you with this. These software programs will help you view the content of the RPM file, minimizing possible errors that may arise with other tools.
RPM File Viewers
- Linux operating systems