A .desktop file extension is related to the DesktopX by Stardock Corporation. A .desktop file stores desktop theme for Windows.

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Software that open desktop file

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DESKTOP file extension - DesktopX Windows desktop theme

What is desktop file? How to open desktop files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

desktop file icon: desktop filetype icon

The desktop file extension is associated with the DesktopX - Windows desktop theme application, developed by Stardock.

The desktop file stores desktop theme from the DesktopX.

MIME types:

The default software associated to open desktop file:

DesktopX icon

Stardock Corporation logoDesktopX  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Stardock Corporation

DesktopX is utility used to change Windows desktop. DesktopX works by giving Windows the ability to have real objects on the desktop. Objects include clocks, stock tickers, calendars, weather monitors, living creatures, and thousands of other objects that are available online for free download.

Object Desktop icon

Stardock Corporation logoObject Desktop  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Stardock Corporation

Object Desktop is a set of tools used to customize Windows desktop. Object Desktop including WindowBlidns, IconPacker, DesktopX, DeskScapes, SoundPackager, MyColors.

Help how to open:

Use DesktopX to work with *.desktop files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .desktop 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.

File identification strings:

HEX code: 5B 44 65 73 6B 74 6F 70 20 45 6E 74 72 79 5D 0A
ASCII code: [Desktop Entry]

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

Software that open desktop file - DesktopX Windows desktop theme

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with desktop file by default:
DesktopX small icon DesktopX
Object Desktop small icon Object Desktop

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