Files with the steamstart extension can be generally found as temporary data files from the Steam Client developed by Valve.

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STEAMSTART file extension - Steam Client temporary file

What is steamstart file? How to open steamstart files?

File type specification:

Temporary file type icon Temporary file type

steamstart file icon: steamstart filetype icon

The steamstart file extension is associated with Steam Client by Valve.

Whenever a game installed in Steam is launched a temporary *.steamstart file is created for some DRM or internal purposes.

The default software associated to steamstart file type:

Steam icon

Valve Corporation logo Steam  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Valve Corporation

Steam is digital distribution and multiplayer platform. It is used to distribution of computer games, game updates and also has chat and in-game voices features. On Steam distribute many game developers, such as Electronic Arts, Activision, Bethesda Softworks, id Software etc. Steam is available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Playstation 3.

Help how to open STEAMSTART files:

These files are not meant to be opened directly, they are generated for temporary purposes.

How to convert file with extension STEAMSTART:

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

  • Others steamstart file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with steamstart file - Steam Client temporary file

Click on the software link(s) for more information. Suggested software applications use steamstart file type for internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open steamstart file actions.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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