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PREF file extension

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

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

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

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

✅ Adobe Device Central Preferences Data

Adobe Device Central Preferences Data .pref file icon
The PREF file is an Adobe Device Central Preferences Data. Adobe Device Central is a program used for creating content for mobile devices. It is a software created and released by Adobe Systems as a part of the Adobe Creative Suite 3.
PREF format description not yet available
Category: Development files
Application: Adobe Creative Suite
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
PREF aliases:
PREF related links:
PREF related extensions:
Adobe Device Central Data

Adobe Device Central Project

Adobe Device Central Device Set

Adobe Device Central Profile Package

✅ General Configuration

General Configuration .cfg file icon
The CNF file is a General Configuration.
CFG format description not yet available
Application: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
CFG aliases:
cf, cnf, con, conf, config, pref, prefs, settings
CFG related links:
CFG related extensions:
Novell GroupWise Initialization File

Initialization File

Microsoft Windows Internet Settings File

Internet Sign-up Settings

Windows System Configuration

QuickTime Preferences File

Remote Desktop Connection Settings

ISP Configuration File

Runtime Configuration File

World of Warcraft Config

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

🚫 The .pref file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

lref, pdef, pef, perf, pre, prev, prf, ref

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Microsoft Outlook Profile
PLINK Long-format Reference Allele File
PWB Settings Data
FileNet eForms Form Preferences Data
Preferred Executable Format
hyperMILL CAM Profile Data
CRYSTALS Reflections Data
Polychrome Recursive Format Image
WinPLOTR Refined Parameters Data
Insight II Dynamics Scratch Data

🔴 Can't open a .pref 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 .pref 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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