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Details of the .mak file extension

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

  • What is the .mak file?
  • What program do I need to open a .mak file?
  • How can the .mak file be opened, edited or printed?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .mak?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .mak extension?
  • How can I convert .mak files to another format?
  • What are other, similar filename extensions to .mak?

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

.mak file extension details

Visual Studio Makefile

Visual Studio Makefile .mak file icon
MAK file is a Visual Studio Makefile. MAK is a simple configuration file to instruct a compiler into creating a binary from the source code.
Category: Development files
Application: Visual Studio
Mime-type: text/plain
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
MAK aliases:
MAK related links:
MAK related extensions:
Visual Basic Form

Visual Studio No Compile Browse File

Visual Basic Project

Visual Basic Workspace

Visual FoxPro Class Library

Visual Basic Designer Binary File

Visual Basic Designer File

Visual Basic Global Declaration

Visual Basic User Control Binary File

Visual Basic User Control Text

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

.mak file extension error

The .mak file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

mka, ak, ma, amk, mk, mam, mal, mau, mao, jak

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Matroska Audio
TracerCAD File
AceMoney Backup File
Mathematica ASCII File
Autodesk Maya 3D ASCII Scene
GNU Makefile
Microsoft Access Macro
MadAppLauncher Configuration
DAT Material Object XML
Microsoft Access Function Shortcut
open .mak file

Can't open a .mak 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 .mak file association, check the FAQ.

.mak file extension

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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