Files with reg extension can be usually found as Windows registry files, special files that contain exported registry entries that can be uploaded to the system.
There is one other file type using
the REG file extension!
.reg - Registration Information file
Software that works with reg file extension
REG file extension - Windows registry data
What is reg file? How to open reg files?
File type specification:
reg file icon:
The reg file extension is associated with the Microsoft Windows operating system and it is used for files that contains Windows Registry entries. Windows Registry is system database of options, settings and configurations for operating system and installed applications.
A typically .reg file (also known as Registration entries) is in a text-based human-readable format for storing portions of the registry keys. These files are viewable in text editor, such as Windows Notepad, Notepad++ etc.
Windows 2000 and later NT-based operating systems contains Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 and uses Unicode-based .reg files.
Windows 9x and NT 4.0 have installed REGEDIT 4 and reg. files are ANSI-based. Windows 9x format Ansi-based REG files are compatible with Windows 2000 and later NT-based systems.
The default software associated to reg file type:
Company or developer:
Registry Editor is a tool intended for advanced users. It is used to view and change settings in the system registry, which contains information about how your computer runs. Windows refers to this information and updates it when you make changes to your computer, such as installing a new program, creating a user profile, or adding new hardware. Registry Editor lets you view registry folders, files, and the settings for each registry file.
Company or developer:
Microsoft Windows is a family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp.. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS. MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Windows 10.
List of software applications associated to the .reg file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file: like open reg file, edit reg file, convert reg file, view reg file, play reg file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the reg files.
- Open reg file
- Save reg file
- Edit reg file
- Create reg file
- Import reg file
- Export reg file
- Recover reg file
- Backup reg file
- Settings reg file
- Others reg file
Software that open reg file - Windows registry data
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