Files with hosts file extension may exist. However, at the moment, we do not have any information regarding their origin or purpose.

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HOSTS file extension - Unknown file extension

What is hosts file? How to open hosts files?

File type specification:

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There is not known application that uses hosts file extension.

However hosts is also configuration file from Windows and Unix-based operating systems that is used to map host names to IP addresses.

Help how to open HOSTS files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension HOSTS:

As far as we know, this .hosts 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.

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