The CNF file extension is related to the MySQL a relational database management system for various platforms. The *.cnf file stores startup configuration data.

There are 3 other file types using
the CNF file extension!

cnf file icon.cnf - Network configuration file [common]

cnf file icon.cnf - Lotus 1-2-3 configuration file

cnf file icon.cnf - KiSS paper doll set file

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Software that works with cnf file extension

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CNF file extension - MySQL startup configuration file

What is cnf file? How to open cnf files?

File type specification:

Configuration file type icon Configuration file type

The CNF file extension is associated with the MySQL. MySQL is relational database management system (RDBMS). MySQL startup configuration file (named my.cnf) contains startup options of the MySQL server and related products and components. .CNF file extension is used by MySQL for Linux, Unix and Mac OS X. Windows version of MySQL uses .ini file extension.

The default software associated to cnf file type:

MySQL icon

Oracle Corporation logo MySQL  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Oracle Corporation

MySQL is popular open source relational database management system that is used on many Internet database servers. It is able to provide multi-user access to number of databases.

MySQL Enterprise Edition icon

Oracle Corporation logo MySQL Enterprise Edition  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Oracle Corporation

MySQL Enterprise Edition is commercial version of MySQL for business customers developed by Oracle. It is recommended version of MysQL for business-critical applications.

MySQL Enterprise Edition for Mac icon

Oracle Corporation logo MySQL Enterprise Edition for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Oracle Corporation

MySQL Enterprise Edition for Mac is commercial version of MySQL for business customers developed by Oracle. It is recommended version of MysQL for business-critical applications.

MySQL for Mac icon

Oracle Corporation logo MySQL for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Oracle Corporation

MySQL for Mac is popular open source relational database management system distributed under GNU General Public License that is used on many Internet database servers. It is able to provide multi-user access to number of databases.

Help how to open CNF files:

Startup configuration files are for internal purposes of MySQL.

How to convert file with extension CNF:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to convert this file extension.

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

  • Settings cnf file

Settings file type for software that use cnf file - MySQL startup configuration file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for settings cnf file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with cnf file by default:
MySQL small icon MySQL
MySQL Enterprise Edition small icon MySQL Enterprise Edition

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with cnf file by default:
MySQL Enterprise Edition for Mac small icon MySQL Enterprise Edition for Mac
MySQL for Mac small icon MySQL for Mac

Multiplatform:

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