The 9 file extension is related to the log files from GNU Screen software.

There are 2 other file types using
the 9 file extension!

9 file icon.9 - IBM Embedded ViaVoice voice type languages scripts data file format

9 file icon.9 - Salt Lake Winter Olympics 2002 music data

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9 file extension - Screen log file

What is 9 file? How to open 9 files?

File type specification:

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The 9 file extension is associated with the Screen a full-screen window manager that multiplexes a physical terminal between several processes, typically interactive shells available for GNU operating system.

The 9 file stores log created in the Screen.

The default software associated to 9 file type:

Screen picture or screenshot

Free Software Foundation, Inc. logo Screen  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
  Free Software Foundation, Inc.

Screen is a full-screen window manager that multiplexes a physical terminal between several processes, typically interactive shells. Each virtual terminal provides the functions of the DEC VT100 terminal and, in addition, several control functions from the ANSI X3.64 (ISO 6429) and ISO 2022 standards (e.g., insert/delete line and support for multiple character sets).

Help how to open 9 files:

Due the variability and uncertainty of this file type group, there is no general information available, about how to open this various data file format. However most files with extension from this group are usually not meant to be opened or viewed directly. If there are associated applications or programs listed below the extension description, you can always try to check their website for additional informations on their forums or other type of customer support.

For general information try to look at:
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How to convert file with extension 9:

Due the variability and uncertainty of this file type group, there is no general information available, about how to convert this various data file format. However most files with extension from this group are usually not in formats, which can be converted. If there are associated applications or programs listed below the extension description, you can always try to check their website for additional informations on their forums or other type of customer support.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .9 file extension

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  • Others 9 file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with 9 file - Screen log file

Click on the software link for more information about Screen. Screen uses 9 file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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