Files with --- extension are known to be used by older version of Windows like MS DOS operating system. It was used as a temporary file format.

There is one other file type using
the --- file extension!

empty icon.--- - Microsoft backup file set

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Software that open --- file

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--- file extension - Temporary file

What is --- file? How to open --- files?

File type specification:

Temporary file type icon Temporary file type

The --- file extension is used probably by older versions of Windows and MS DOS operating systems. Temporary files may be created by computer programs for a variety of purposes; principally when a program cannot allocate enough memory for its tasks, when the program is working on data bigger than architecture's address space, or as a primitive form of inter-process communication. Used by various applications.

The default software associated to open --- file:

Microsoft Windows 3.x icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows 3.x  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Windows 3.X is a popular operating system used in early 90s with graphical user interface and multitasking. The first version (3.0) was released in 1990 and last version (3.11 for Workgroups) in 1993. Windows 3.X is not independent operating system like Windows NT core based systems, but it need pre-installed MS-DOS system to run. It was the first version of Windows that uses virtual device drivers (VXD) and virtual memory features. In 1995 was replaced by Windows 95.

MS-DOS icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMS-DOS  Microsoft MS-DOS software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

MS-DOS (short for Microsoft Disk Operating System) is an operating system commercialized by Microsoft. It was the most commonly used member of the DOS family of operating systems and was the dominant operating system for computers during the 1980s

Help how to open:

The --- extension file is not possible to open.

How to convert:

Files with --- extension are not convertable.

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

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open --- file, edit --- file, convert --- file, view --- file, play --- file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with --- file - Temporary file

Click on the software link(s) for more information. Suggested software applications use --- file type for internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open --- file actions.

Microsoft Windows:

Microsoft MS-DOS:

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