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Details of extension .rgba

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .rgba file extension, which is related to SGI Image With Alpha Channel.

We'll explain what exactly a .rgba file format is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .rgba files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too.

Let's see the file format associated with this file extension!


  1. SGI Image With Alpha Channel

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SGI Image With Alpha Channel

rgba file - SGI Image With Alpha Channel
The RGBA file is an SGI SGI Image With Alpha Channel. SGI is a native raster graphics file format for Silicon Graphics workstations. On SGI systems, SGI image files end with the extension RGBA if they are RGB images with alpha channel.
Application: XnView
Program name: -
Category: Graphic files
Mime-type: image/x-sgi
Related extensions:
.pse IBM Printer Page Segment Bitmap
.bin Micrografx Designer 7 Project Image
.ami Amica Paint Image
.rle Run-Length Encoded Bitmap

The .rgba file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .rgba extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .rgba file extension wrong?

In our database, we came across the following similar extensions:

.rga ReliaSoft RGA 6 Project
.rgb ZX Spectrum RGB Image
.gba Nintendo GameBoy Advance ROM Image
.rba Xilinx ISE BitGen Readback ASCII Data

The .rgba extension is frequently misused

People sometimes confuse the .rgba filename extension. Based on the searches on our site, here are the most common misspellings from the past year.

rga (1), rgb (1), gba (1), rba (1)

Having trouble opening a .rgba file?

If you want to open a .rgba file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .rgba association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.rgba

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program with which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android