Having trouble opening .cnf extension? Don't panic! This page explains what cnf files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open cnf files. You can download these programs through this page.
What is a CNF file?
Cnf file extension has MySQL Configuration file type, developed by MySQL, which is associated with the "settings files" category.
Configuration files for MySQL – an open-source relational database management system – have this extension attached to them. They store various settings for timeouts, cache, buffers, and default character encoding. Can be modified to improve the performance of the database usage. MySQL configuration files can usually be found in the /etc/ directory. They use a plain text format.
To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.
How to open CNF file?
Double click the cnf 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 .cnf 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 cnf 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".
Method 2: Download the appropriate software
The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the cnf 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 CNF files
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 cnf file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.