Files with dump extension can be usually found as various dump files generated by programs when some error is encountered in the system. Used for analysis of the errors to help troubleshoot it.

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

empty icon.dump - Library symbols file

empty icon.dump - Google BreakPad crash log file

empty icon.dump - CodeWarrior file

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Software that works with dump file extension

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DUMP file extension - Dump file

What is dump file? How to open dump files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

The dump file extension is mainly associated with various operating systems, like Microsoft Windows and Unix-based operating systems, like Mac OS X and used for its core, memory, or system dump files.

The dump file stores recorded state of the working memory of a computer program at a specific time for example after malfunction, termination, etc. These are typically stored in simple text format, but can also be found in binary form.

The default software associated to dump file type:

Microsoft Windows icon

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 Windows 10.

Mac OS X icon

Apple, Inc. logoMac OS X  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

OS X or Mac OS X is Unix-based operating system developed by Apple Inc. for Macintosh computers. It contains basic core applications for everyday use, such as Finder basic file manager, Safari for Internet browsing, QuickTime for video, iTunes for managing audio data and iPod, iOS devices management , iMessage instant messaging, Mail, Contacts, Calendar and many more.

The latest version 10.11 of OS X is called El Capitan. It is available to purchase on Mac App Store as well as is distributed with new Mac computers and notebooks. It includes features to improve the security, performance, design and usability.

OS X operating system was replaced by new macOS in 2016!

Help how to open DUMP files:

Special programs can open and analyze dump files.

How to convert file with extension DUMP:

Dump files typically cannot be converted to anything else.

List of software applications associated to the .dump file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open dump file, edit dump file, convert dump file, view dump file, play dump 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 ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting dump files.

  • Create dump file
  • Others dump file

Programs that can create dump file - Dump file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for create dump file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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