SPEC file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .spec file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .spec file?
- What program do I need to open a .spec file?
- How can the .spec file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .spec files to another format?
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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database
✅ RPM Package Specification
The SPEC file is a RPM Package Specification. Red Hat Package Manager (RPM) is a package management system. RPM was intended primarily for Linux distributions.
Other types of files may also use the .spec file extension.
🚫 The .spec 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 .spec 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 .spec 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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