There are 13 other file types using
the COL file extension!

col icon.col - Autodesk color palette

empty icon.col - Lotus Notes import column description data

empty icon.col - Microsoft Multiplan spreadsheet

empty icon.col - Bibexcel data

empty icon.col - Embroidery Thread Color format

empty icon.col - Grand Theft Auto III collision data

empty icon.col - MPEG Audio Collection file

empty icon.col - SequoiaView colour template file

empty icon.col - Phase One session

empty icon.col - EA IFF color map file

empty icon.col - HTML Help collection data

empty icon.col - Internet Color Wizard color scheme

empty icon.col - Technicolor Dream picture image

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COL file extension - Microsoft Movie Maker collection data

What is col file? How to open col files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

col file icon: col filetype icon

The col file extension is associated with Microsoft Movie Maker, a part of some versions of Microsoft Windows and could be downloaded from Microsoft website too.

With Movie Maker, you can create, edit, and share your home movies right on your computer. Build your movie with a few simple drag-and-drops.

The col file stores some kind of collection.

This col file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Updated: February 19, 2019

The default software associated to open col file:

Microsoft Windows Live Movie Maker icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows Live Movie Maker  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows Live Movie Maker is proprietary video editor for Microsoft Windows. It is able to add Add special effects, transitions, sound, and captions to edited video file. Final video can be shared on Internet or burned on DVD.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .col file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

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

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with col file - Microsoft Movie Maker collection data

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Windows Live Movie Maker. Microsoft Windows Live Movie Maker uses col 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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