.TMP File Extension

File Type:
Finale Temporary File

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

What is a TMP file?

Tmp file extension has Finale Temporary file type, developed by MakeMusic, which is associated with the "backup files" category.

Generated by Finale, the file provides backup data for the currently-open document. It exists as long as the user is working in the program. Upon closing the program, it is removed automatically.  Users are not able to access the file manually.

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

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File Type:
Finale Temporary File
Backup Files

How to open TMP file?

Double click the tmp 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 .tmp 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 tmp 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 tmp 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 TMP 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 tmp file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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