A 500 file extension is related to the Linux, an operating system. A 500 file contains data.

There are 4 other file types using
the 500 file extension!

empty icon.500 - Tally.ERP accounting data

empty icon.500 - NCBridge NC200/NC400 series network boot software data

empty icon.500 - Nintendo Famicom Disk System

empty icon.500 - Pasofami data

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500 file extension - Linux data

What is 500 file? How to open 500 files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

The 500 file extension is associated with the Linux, a Unix-based operating system for IBM-PC laptop / servers and other various computer platforms.

The 500 file stores some kind of data from Linux.

The default software associated to open 500 file:

Linux operating systems icon

Various Linux developers logoLinux operating systems  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
Various Linux developers

Linux is family of Unix-based operating systems. Linux kernel supports variety of devices such as desktop computers, smart phones, tablet computers, routers, video game consoles etc. Linux is also leading operating system for servers. Linux is available for free in many distributions on the Internet.

Popular distributions for desktops are Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, Debian. For servers are variants of Red Hat, Xandros, Slackware, Debian, SUSE etc.

Operating system for smart phones called Android is also based on Linux. Nokia developed Linux based operating systems for smart phones called MeeGo and Maemo.

FreeBSD icon

The FreeBSD Foundation logoFreeBSD  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
The FreeBSD Foundation

FreeBSD is operating system based on BSD Unix. FreeBSD supports variety of hardware and processor platforms. It is vary popular to use on Internet and Intranet servers. FreeBSD is compatible with Linux. Linux popular GUIs Gnome and KDE can be run on the FreeBSD. FreeBSD is also part of Mac OS X system core.

NetBSD icon

NetBSD Foundation, Inc. logoNetBSD  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
NetBSD Foundation, Inc.

NetBSD is free Unix operating system based on Berkeley Software Distribution operating system. NetBSD is designed to high performance and stability. NetBSD supports about 57 hardware platforms and 15 different processor architectures. 

Help how to open:

Probably not meant to be accessed by the user.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .500 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 500 file, edit 500 file, convert 500 file, view 500 file, play 500 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with 500 file - Linux data

Click on the software link for more information about Linux operating systems. Linux operating systems uses 500 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.).


Main software associated with 500 file by default:
Linux operating systems small icon Linux operating systems
FreeBSD small icon FreeBSD
NetBSD small icon NetBSD

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