EXEC file extension - Unix executable
What is exec file? How to open exec files?
File type specification:
The exec files are commonly used by Unix and Unix based operating systems, like OS X (macOS), Linux, FreeBSD and others.
Unix and Unix-like systems mark a file with executable bit as EXEC file.
EXEC is not file extension it is only mark of Unix executable in file manager.
The default software associated to exec file type:
Company or developer:
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!
Company or developer:
The Open Group
A multi-tasking operating system for various platforms, the first version of UNIX was released in 1969. It is developed by AT&T as well as various commercial vendors, universities and non-profit organizations. Traditional Original Unix systems have characteristics of Version 7 Unix or UNIX System V. Unix Specification have Mac OS X, Mac OS X Server, Solaris, AIX, HP/UX, z/OS etc. Other systems, such as Linux and BSD are called Unix-like or Unix system-like.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .exec 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 exec file, edit exec file, convert exec file, view exec file, play exec file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
- Open exec file
Software that open exec file - Unix executable
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