.PREF File Extension

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

What is a PREF file?

Pref file extension has Macintosh Preferences file type, which is associated with the "settings files" category.

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

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Developer:
N/A
File Type:
Macintosh Preferences File
Category:
Settings Files
Format:
N/A

How to open PREF file?

Double click the pref 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 .pref 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 pref 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 pref 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 PREF files

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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 pref file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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