A pref file extension is related to the Adobe Device Central and used for its preferences document files.

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

pref icon.pref - Macintosh preferences data

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PREF file - Adobe Device Central preferences document

What is pref file? How to open pref files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

pref file icon: pref filetype icon

The pref file extension is associated with the Adobe Device Central a utility for web designers, and mobile developers used to preview and test Flash Lite, bitmap, web, and video content for mobile devices.

The pref file stores preferences document.

Adobe Device Central was discontinued in 2012.

This pref file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Updated: May 18, 2018

The default software associated to pref file type:

Adobe Device Central icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Device Central  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Device Central was a software which primary purpose was to integrate parts of the Creative Suite together to offer both professional and individual creative professionals, web designers, and mobile developers an easier way to preview and test Flash Lite, bitmap, web, and video content for mobile devices.

Adobe Device Central was discontinued effective April 23, 2012.

Help how to open:

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:

As far as we know, this .pref 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 software applications associated to the .pref 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 pref file, edit pref file, convert pref file, view pref file, play pref file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting pref files.

  • Create pref file
  • Others pref file

Programs that can create pref file - Adobe Device Central preferences document

Programs supporting the exension pref on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Adobe Device Central for create pref file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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