A file file extension means generic file, or file without file extension. A file files are used by various apps and operating systems.

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

file file icon.file - AS/400 physical file

file file icon.file - Mac OS X file

file file icon.file - Spotify cache

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FILE file extension - Generic file

What is file file? How to open file files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The file file extension means generic file, or file without file extension.

Generic files, or files without file extension is related to various operating systems, like Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux etc. as well as apps.

Generic files often stored data used for internal purposes of system, or app. However, you can try to open it by drag and drop to app that you think is able to open *.file. Also you can use File → Open option in app.

The default software associated to file file type:

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows is 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. logo Mac 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!

Linux operating systems icon

Various Linux developers logo Linux operating systems  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
  Various Linux developers

Linux is family of Unix-based operating systems. Linux kernel supports variety of devices such as desktop computers, smart phones, tablet computers, routers, video game consoles etc. Linux is also leading operating system for servers. Linux is available for free in many distributions on the Internet.

Popular distributions for desktops are Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, Debian. For servers are variants of Red Hat, Xandros, Slackware, Debian, SUSE etc.

Operating system for smart phones called Android is also based on Linux. Nokia developed Linux based operating systems for smart phones called MeeGo and Maemo.

Unix icon

The Open Group logo Unix  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
  The Open Group

Unix is multi-tasking operating system for various platforms. The first version 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.

Help how to open FILE files:

Use compatible app to open *.file files.

How to convert file with extension FILE:

Compatible apps may be able to export *.file to other formats.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .file file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open file file, edit file file, convert file file, view file file, play file file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Others file file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with file file - Generic file

Click on the software link(s) for more information. Suggested software applications use file file type for internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file file actions.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Linux/Unix:

Main software associated with file file by default:
Linux operating systems small icon Linux operating systems
Unix small icon Unix
Other suggested software:
FreeBSD small icon FreeBSD
NetBSD small icon NetBSD

Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices):

Google Android:

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