A p12 file extension is related to the PFX (Personal Information Exchange) format.

There is one other file type using
the P12 file extension!

p12 file icon.p12 - HERE Maps for Android map data package

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Software that works with p12 file extension

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P12 file extension - PFX file (Personal Information Exchange)

What is p12 file? How to open p12 files?

File type specification:

Encoded and encrypted file type icon Encoded and encrypted file type

The p12 file extension is used for Personal Information Exchange format.

These p12 files require a password to be opened. It stores secure certificates used to authenticate a person or device, such as a computer or Web server.

MIME types:
application/x-pkcs12
application/pkcs-12
 

S/MIME : Digital identification file

The default software associated to p12 file type:

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Certificate Lifecycle Manager  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Certificate Lifecycle Manager (CLM) is a policy and workflow driven solution that helps organizations manage the lifecycle of digital certificates and smart cards.

Keychain Access icon

Apple, Inc. logo Keychain Access  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Apple, Inc.

Keychain Access allows users to access the Keychain and configure its contents, including passwords for websites, web forms, FTP servers, SSH accounts, network shares, wireless networks, groupware applications, encrypted disk images, etc.

Help how to open P12 files:

Install the file by right-clicking the file and selecting "Install PFX."

How to convert file with extension P12:

As far as we know, this .p12 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.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .p12 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 p12 file, edit p12 file, convert p12 file, view p12 file, play p12 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Others p12 file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with p12 file - PFX file (Personal Information Exchange)

Click on the software link(s) for more information. Suggested software applications use p12 file type for internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open p12 file actions.

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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