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

proto file icon.proto - Amaya file

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PROTO file extension - Google Protocol Buffers buffer file

What is proto file? How to open proto files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

The PROTO file extension is associated with the Google Protocol Buffers file format. Protocol Buffers is language neutral format used to exchange data. It is an alternative to XML data exchange.  The .proto file contains protocol buffer (exchange syntax).

The default software associated to proto file type:

Google Inc. logo protobuf  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Google Inc.

Protocol Buffers are a way of encoding structured data in an efficient yet extensible format. Google uses Protocol Buffers for almost all of its internal RPC protocols and file formats.

Help how to open PROTO files:

Use protobuf to open .proto buffe files.

How to convert file with extension PROTO:

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

Hint:
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 proto files.

  • Open proto file
  • Create proto file
  • Others proto file

Software that open proto file - Google Protocol Buffers buffer file

Click on the link to get more information about protobuf for open proto file action.

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