REF file extension - Pro/ENGINEER temporary file
What is ref file? How to open ref files?
File type specification:
The REF file extension is used for temporary files in Pro/ENGINEER.
Temporary files may be created by computer programs for a variety of purposes; principally when a program cannot allocate enough memory for its tasks, when the program is working on data bigger than architecture's address space, or as a primitive form of inter-process communication.
The default software associated to ref file type:
Company or developer:
Parametric Technology Corporation
Pro/Engineer is integrated 3D CAD/CAM/CAE solution used to mechanical engineering, design and manufacturing. First version was released in 1997. Pro/Engineer runs on Microsoft Windows and Unix. In 2010 Pro/Engineer was renamed on Creo Elements/Pro.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .ref 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 ref file, edit ref file, convert ref file, view ref file, play ref file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
- Others ref file
Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with ref file - Pro/ENGINEER temporary file
Click on the software link for more information about Pro/Engineer (Creo Elements/Pro). Pro/Engineer (Creo Elements/Pro) uses ref file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).