A man file extension is related to the Unix text manual format.

There are 2 other file types using
the MAN file extension!

empty icon.man - Blaise data

man icon.man - Microsoft Windows 2000/XP mandatory user profile

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Software that open man file

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MAN file extension - Unix text manual

What is man file? How to open man files?

File type specification:

Text file type icon Text file type

The man file contains ASCII text used by various applications. Used on Unix. It can also be compressed.

Most likely some old format without support. No further information could be found.

Mime types:
application/x-troff-man
application/x-troff-man-compressed

Updated: January 18, 2019

The default software associated to open man file:

Unix icon

The Open Group logoUnix  Linux/Unix software

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.

Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.man files.

How to convert:

Probably can be exported to other formats.

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

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with man file - Unix text manual

Click on the software link for more information about Unix. Unix uses man file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Linux/Unix:

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