Files with customdestinations-ms extension are one of the system files in Windows. They are used for indexing and history purposes.

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Software that open customdestinations-ms file

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CUSTOMDESTINATIONS-MS file extension - Windows jump list

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

File extension customdestinations-ms is most likely only used in Microsoft Windows operating system for IBM-PC computers and used for Jump List files that contain jump data about certain application. It was introduced in Microsoft Windows 7.

It basically contains list of recently accessed files by some program, for example recently opened spreadsheets in MS Excel when you open the program and check for last opened files.

The typical customdestinations-ms file is saved in the following folders:


Updated: April 14, 2024

The default software associated to open customdestinations-ms file:

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Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

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 Microsoft Windows 11.

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Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows 10 is operating system for desktop, laptop and tablet computers. Windows 10 is familiar and easy to use, with lots of similarities to Windows 7 including the Start menu.

Windows 10 comes with great built-in apps like Edge, Maps, Photos, Mail & Calendar, Music, Movies & TV. And these apps use OneDrive to back up your information and sync seamlessly across your Windows 10 devices.

Microsoft Windows 8 icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows 8  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows 8 was the first member of the Windows operating systems designed with touchscreens in mind. Windows 8 features a brand new GUI called Metro. The system also now supports the ARM platform. It is used on PC, mobiles, and tablets. The next version with many improvements and updates was Microsoft Windows 8.1

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Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows 7  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

The Windows 7 operating system was released in 2009, available for desktops, notebooks, netbooks, tablets, and media centers. It was replaced by Windows 8 and Windows 10. Support ended on January 14, 2020.

Microsoft distributes Windows 7 in four editions: Windows 7 Starter is designed for netbooks. Windows 7 Home Premium is used on home computers and notebooks; Windows 7 Professional is for business use, and Windows 7 Ultimate contains features from all previous Windows 7 editions and some others.

Help how to open:

You can edit these files using any text editor, however change then only if you know what you are doing.

How to convert:

You cannot convert this file type to anything useful.

List of software applications associated to the .customdestinations-ms 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 customdestinations-ms file, edit customdestinations-ms file, convert customdestinations-ms file, view customdestinations-ms file, play customdestinations-ms file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in'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 customdestinations-ms files.

Programs that can create customdestinations-ms file - Windows jump list

Programs supporting the exension customdestinations-ms on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for create customdestinations-ms file action.

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Main software associated with customdestinations-ms file by default:
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