Details of the .p12 file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .p12 file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .p12 file?
- What program do I need to open a .p12 file?
- How can the .p12 file be opened, edited or printed?
- Where can I find the specifications for .p12?
- Which MIME-type is associated with the .p12 extension?
- How can I convert .p12 files to another format?
- What are other, similar filename extensions to .p12?
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1 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) found in database
Personal Information Exchange File
P12 file is a Personal Information Exchange File. The PKCS 12 file, where PKCS stands for Public-Key Cryptography Standards. A P12 file contains a binary representation of a certificate, including both its public and private keys.
Parity Archive V2
PAR and PAR2 files are parity data that can be used to recover missing or damaged files in a set, such as a set of RAR files or images.
Other types of files may also use the .p12 file extension.
The .p12 file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
We found the following similar file extensions in our database:
Can't open a .p12 file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
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Windows cannot open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...
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