.CONF File Extension

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

What is a CONF file?

Conf file extension has Generic Configuration file type, which is associated with the "settings files" category.

Configuration file typically stores different settings, like parameters for the software and user preferences, using sections as well as values and keywords. The file is quite similar to a .CONFIG file.

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

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Developer:
N/A
File Type:
Generic Configuration File
Category:
Settings Files
Format:
Text

How to open CONF file?

Double click the conf 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 .conf 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 conf 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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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the conf 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 CONF 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 conf file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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