PATCH file extension - Patch
What is patch file? How to open patch files?
The patch file extension is generally used for files that contain computer software patches or fixes.
A patch is a small piece of software designed to update or fix problems with a computer program or its supporting data. This includes fixing bugs, replacing graphics and improving the usability or performance. Though meant to fix problems, poorly designed patches can sometimes introduce new problems.
Also used by Unix program patch, which updates text files with instructions in a patch file.
Steam client also uses .patch suffix for game updates and patches.
The default software associated to patch file type:
Company or developer:
Steam is digital distribution and multiplayer platform. It is used to distribution of computer games, game updates and also has chat and in-game voices features. On Steam distribute many game developers, such as Electronic Arts, Activision, Bethesda Softworks, id Software etc. Steam is available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Playstation 3.
List of software applications associated to the .patch 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 patch file, edit patch file, convert patch file, view patch file, play patch file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the patch files.
- Open patch file
- Create patch file
- Others patch file