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, macOS, Linux 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.).