Files with spec file extension can be found as various specification text files that usually contain some sort of instructions or descriptions for a program.

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SPEC file extension - Specification data

What is spec file? How to open spec files?

File type specification:

Text file type icon Text file type

The spec file extension is sometimes used for readme-like plain text files, that contain additional information about specification required to run a certain program or device, or other instructions. 

The default software associated to open spec file:

NotePad++ text editor icon

Notepad++ Team logoNotePad++ text editor  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Notepad++ Team

A very popular free text and source code editor. It supports syntax highlighting and syntax folding for C, C++, HTML, ASP, Java, Pascal, PHP, Cobol, CSS etc. Notepad++ also supports plugins to add new features. It is localized to many languages.

Help how to open:

You can open and edit these files using any text editor.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to other formats.

List of software applications associated to the .spec 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 spec file, edit spec file, convert spec file, view spec file, play spec file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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 spec files.

Software that open spec file - Specification data

Programs supporting the exension spec on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open spec file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with spec file by default:
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor
Other suggested software:
PSPad small icon PSPad
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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