UNKNOWN file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .unknown file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .unknown file?
- What program do I need to open a .unknown file?
- How can the .unknown file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .unknown files to another format?
Table of Contents
- ✅ Unknown File
- 🔄 .unknown file converters
- 🚫 .unknown file related errors
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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database
✅ Unknown File
The UNKNOWN file extension is currently unknown, according to our knowledge it has not yet been specified or assigned to an application. If you found an UNKNOWN file of unknown origin on your computer, it's possible that a dangerous software had created it. If you have helpful information about this file extension, write to us!
Other types of files may also use the .unknown file extension.
🔴 Can't open a .unknown 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 .unknown 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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