Files with temp extension can be generally found as temporary files from various programs and systems.

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TEMP file extension - Temporary file

What is temp file? How to open temp files?

File type specification:

Temporary file type icon Temporary file type

The temp file extension is frequently used for temporary files.

These files are used by various programs to store temporary data. 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.

In most cases, you can safely delete old temporary files to save more disk space and cleanup your system.

Updated: April 19, 2024

The default software associated to open temp file:

FileAlyzer icon

FileAlyzer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Safer-Networking Ltd.

FileAlyzer allows a basic analysis of files (showing file properties and file contents in hex dump form) and is able to interpret common file contents like resources structures (like text, graphics, HTML, media and PE).

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Help how to open:

You can't open temp files. Try to use some file analyze tools like FileAlyzer to determine what the contents of the file is.

How to convert:

There is no way how to transform *.temp temporary files to other file formats.

Find conversions from temp file:

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

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with temp file - Temporary file

Click on the software link for more information about FileAlyzer. FileAlyzer uses temp 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.).

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