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COW file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .cow file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .cow file?
  • What program do I need to open a .cow file?
  • How can the .cow file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .cow files to another format?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ Cowsay Data

COW file is a Cowsay Data. Cowsay is a program that generates ASCII pictures of a cow with a message.
COW format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: Cowsay
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
COW aliases:
COW related links:
COW related extensions:

Other types of files may also use the .cow file extension.

🚫 The .cow file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ciw, ckw, clw, co, coa, cod, coe, cos, cpw, cw, dow, fow, ocw, ow, sow

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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🔴 Can't open a .cow 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:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .cow file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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