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PO file extension

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

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

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource!

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

✅ GNU Gettext Portable Object

GNU Gettext Portable Object .po file icon
PO file is a GNU Gettext Portable Object. GNU gettext is the GNU internationalization and localization (i18n) library. It is commonly used for writing multilingual programs.
Category: Development files
Application: POEdit
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
PO aliases:
PO related links:
PO related extensions:
GNU Gettext Machine Object File

AWK Script

GNU Gettext Portable Object Template

✅ Source Insight Project Options Data

Source Insight Project Options Data .po file icon
PO file is a Source Insight Project Options Data. Source Insight is a project-oriented programming editor, code browser, and analyzer for Microsoft Windows.
PO format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: Source Insight
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
PO aliases:
PO related links:
PO related extensions:
Source Insight Project

Source Insight Workspace Data

Source Insight Project Settings Data

Source Insight Symbol Defintions Data

Source Insight Symbol Index

Source Insight Project File Index

Source Insight Main Symbol Index

Source Insight Auxiliary Symbol Index

Source Insight Crash Recovery Data

Source Insight Custom Language Data

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

🚫 The .po file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

lo, oo, op, p0, pi, pk, pl, pp

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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Entrypoint 90 Operator Profile Data
Amiga PowerPacker Compressed Archive
Interleaf Compiled Lisp
Fractal Zplot Palette Data
LaTeX Compressed Font Data
WOW! Diagnostic P0 Data
Topocad Polygon Point Coordinate Data
FreePascal Object
BRL-CAD 2D Plot Data

🔴 Can't open a .po 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 .po 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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