.1 File Extension

File Type:
Unix Section 1 Man Page

Having trouble opening .1 extension? Don't panic! This page explains what 1 files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open 1 files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a 1 file?

1 file extension has Unix Section 1 Man Page file type, which is associated with the "misc files" category.

A man page, also called manual page, is commonly used by a Man utility, which is a viewing Unix program used when working with user manuals. The manual page stores text documentation typically divided into different segments and

The file contains a level 1 user manual with all the general commands for the Unix operating system. These commands are kept as files containing a command name, and followed by ".1" extension.

Unix manual page files can be also compressed into .GZ files. 

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

1 file icon
File Type:
Unix Section 1 Man Page
Misc Files

How to open 1 file?

Double click the 1 file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .1 extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the 1 extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

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This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the 1 file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open 1 files

  • Linux Linux
    • man man
    • Vi Vi
    • GNU Emacs GNU Emacs
    • Other text editor Other text editor

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the 1 file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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