.COL File Extension

Rockstar Games
File Type:
Grand Theft Auto Collision File

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

What is a COL file?

Col file extension has Grand Theft Auto Collision file type, developed by Rockstar Games, which is associated with the "game files" category.

Capture One – an application for managing and organizing digital photos – is creating files with this extension during working sessions. They contain a set of photos selected by the user. Those photos can be divided into folders or albums. COL files are usually used for organizing photo sets or pictures from journeys. The COL format has been replaced by the newer .COSESSIONDB format.

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

col file icon
Rockstar Games
File Type:
Grand Theft Auto Collision File
Game Files

How to open COL file?

Double click the col 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 .col 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 col 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".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

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 col 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 COL 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 col file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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