Files with prefs suffix usually store preferences or project settings for various software. Many different file types sharing same extension.

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PREFS file extension - Preferences or project settings

What is prefs file? How to open prefs files?

File extension prefs is commonly used for preferences or various settings file in many programs, typically in text format.

For example such files can be found in Exclipse, Zend Studio, Adobe Soundbooth and plenty of other programs.

Help how to open PREFS files:

You usually cannot open prefs files manually, they are loaded automatically when saved in proper folder.

How to convert file with extension PREFS:

In most cases, this generic file type is not meant to be converted to anything else.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .prefs file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open prefs file, edit prefs file, convert prefs file, view prefs file, play prefs file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Settings prefs file

Settings file type for software that use prefs file - Preferences or project settings

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for settings prefs file action.

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