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Common plugin file extensions include .PLUGIN.8BI, and .VST.

Plugin files provide extra features and functionality to existing programs. They are commonly used by image, video, and audio editing applications, as well as Web browsers. Plugins are also referred to as add-ons and extensions.

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.8BA


Photoshop Plug-in

What is an 8BA file?
An 8BA file is a Photoshop plug-in that adds additional features or capabilities to Photoshop or Paint Shop Pro (PSP). It may provide new image effects, add new photo filters, or add support for extra file formats. Some 8BA plug-ins are included with Photoshop, while many others can be purchased from third-party developers.

Photoshop 5.0 Plug-in

What is an 8BC file?
Adds extra capabilities, such as additional image effects, to Photoshop; belongs in Plugins folder within Photoshop application folder.

.8BE

PhotoDeluxe Plug-in

What is an 8BE file?
Adds additional capabilities to PhotoDeluxe photo-editing software; should be placed in Plug-ins Folder within PhotoDeluxe folder

.8BF

Photoshop Filter Plug-in

What is an 8BF file?
Adds extra functionality, such as new image filters, to Photoshop and compatible programs; should be installed in the “Plugins” subfolder inside the Photoshop directory.

.8BI

Photoshop Plug-in

What is an 8BI file?
Adds additional features, such as extra filters or extra format support, to Adobe Photoshop; should be placed in the Plug-ins Folder within the Photoshop application folder.
More Information
Some examples of 8bi plugins are the ICOFormat.8bi plugin, which enables Photoshop to open and save Windows Icon (.ICO) files, and the Camera Raw.8bi plugin, which allows Photoshop to read multiple RAW image formats.

.8BI8

Photoshop Plug-in

What is an 8BI8 file?
Adds additional features, such as extra filters or effects, to Photoshop software; should be placed in Plug-ins Folder within Photoshop folder.

.8BL

.8BS

Photoshop 5.0 Selection Plug-in

What is an 8BS file?
Adds additional image selection options to Photoshop; can be used to create or modify image selections or selection masks.
More Information
8BS files must be placed in the Plug-ins Folder within the Photoshop folder before Photoshop is opened in order to be available in the program.

.8BX

PhotoDeluxe Plug-in

What is an 8BX file?
Plugin file used by both Adobe Photoshop and PhotoDeluxe (now Photoshop Elements); contains data that adds extra features to then software; should be placed in the /​Plug-ins/​ directory of the software installation.

.8BY

PhotoDeluxe Plug-in

What is an 8BY file?
Adds extra features to Photoshop or PhotoDeluxe; belongs in Plug-ins folder within Photoshop or PhotoDeluxe folder.
More Information
NOTE: PhotoDeluxe was replaced by Photoshop Elements in 2002.

.8LI

Photoshop Scripting Plug-in

What is an 8LI file?
Photoshop plugin file that adds additional automation features to Photoshop; may add general scripting support (i.e. ScriptListener.8li and ScriptingSupport.8li) or may add a specific automated action, such as creating a Web Contact Sheet (WebContactSheet.8li).


.AAUI

Acrobat User Interface File

What is a AAUI file?
User interface component, referred to as a “Tool Set,” used by Adobe Acrobat, a program used for creating and editing PDFs; acts like a plugin and may store a custom panel or other interface component; used by Acrobat users for distributing and installing custom third-party Tool Sets.

.AAXPLUGIN

Avid Audio eXtension Plugin File

What is a AAXPLUGIN file?
Avid Audio eXtension (AAX) plugin format used by Pro Tools, a digital audio workstation (DAW); adds extra sound processing and audio effects to the application; examples include vintage compressor emulations, convolution reverbs, and noise reduction tools.

.ABA

Palm Address Book Archive

What is an ABA file?
Address book archive file created by Palm mobile devices; contains contacts entries with name, organization, email address, phone number, title, and photos; use to backup and synchronize personal and professional contacts between computers and mobile devices.

.ABI

DNA Chromatogram File

What is an ABI file?
Contains DNA sequence information recorded by a DNA analysis instrument; also known as a electropherogram file or DNA trace file; can be be viewed graphically by a ABI file viewer to analyze and compare DNA sequences.

.ACCDA

Access Add-in File

What is an ACCDA file?
Add-in file used by Microsoft Access, a desktop relational database program; stores an application component written in Visual Basic for Applications (VBA); enables users to extend the software’s features.

.ACCDU

Access Add-in File

What is an ACCDU file?
Plugin file used by Microsoft Access, a relational database management application for the desktop; stores an application component written in Visual Basic for Applications; more commonly uses the .ACCDA extension.

.ACROPLUGIN

Adobe Acrobat Plug-in

What is an ACROPLUGIN file?
Plug-in file used by Adobe Acrobat, a page layout and PDF publishing program; contains data that adds extra functionality to the software; used for expanding the capabilities of the application.

.ADDON

CFS Console Add-on

What is an ADDON file?
An ADDON file is an add-on for Zaplots CFS Console, a console app used to install and run Zaplots software. It contains a feature that can be added to CFS Console. ADDON files are installed using .AOIS (Add-on Installer Settings) files.

.AEX

After Effects Plug-in

What is a AEX file?
An AEX file is a plug-in used by Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro, which are professional video-editing applications. It stores content that extends the functionality of the After Effects application, such as support for camera raw files or video filters. AEX files are written in the C/C++ programming language.

.AFZPLUG

AfterShot Pro Plugin Archive

What is an AFZPLUG file?
An AFZPLUG file is a plugin archive used by Corel AfterShot Pro, a professional image editor. It contains content that extends the functionality of the AfterShot application, such as color effects, text insertion, channel mixing, and geotagging capabilities.

.AGMODULE

Adobe Lightroom Module

What is an AGMODULE file?
Module used by Adobe Lightroom, a professional application that helps users edit and organize digital photos; similar to the .LRMODULE file; provides functionality to Lightroom, such as a layout toolkit and book module.

.AIP

Adobe Illustrator Plug-in

What is a AIP file?
An AIP file is a plug-in used by Adobe Illustrator, a drawing program used to create vector graphics. It contains an additional feature that can be added to Illustrator.

.AIX

MIT App Inventor Extension

What is a AIX file?
An AIX file is an extension used by MIT App Inventor, a web-based mobile app development platform. It contains an advanced feature that can be added to MIT App Inventor. Many AIX files are available for download on MIT App Inventor’s website.

.ALP

Ableton Live Pack File

What is an ALP file?
Audio package used by Ableton Live, an application used for creating electronic mixes; contains extra sounds for the program and may include .ALS live set files, samples, and presets; allows DJs to have more options when creating mixes.

.AMX

AMX Mod Plugin File

What is an AMX file?
Custom plugin written for AMX Mod, a metamod plugin for Valve Half-Life and related games; adds additional features and functionality to the game.

.AMXX

AMX Mod X Plugin File

What is an AMXX file?
Plug-in created for AMX Mod X, a metamod plugin for Half-Life and other similar games; designed for server administration; used for adding custom features to the game, such as statistics tracking and gameplay modifications.

.APD

Eclipse Plugin Descriptor File

What is an APD file?
XML-based file that describes the pseudocode of a class or program developed in the Eclipse programming environment; referenced by the Eclipse plugin and is used to generate program source code; may contain code written in the ActionScript programming language.

.APE

AVS Plugin Effects File

What is an APE file?
Component referenced by the Advanced Visualization Studio (AVS) plugin for Winamp; used for creating programmable visual animations based on the music played by Winamp.

.API

Adobe Photoshop Inks File

What is an API file?
Settings file used by Photoshop, a raster graphics editing program; stores color settings for ink colors that are used for printing images; enables users to save and load calibrated color settings, which is useful when establishing printing properties for a specific inkjet or laser printer.

.APL

Monkey’s Audio Track Information File

What is an APL file?
Track information file created by Monkey’s Audio, a lossless audio compressor; contains metadata for an audio track, including the start and end location of the track within a source .APE file; may also include the artist, album, song name, length, and other track information.

.APLG

Audials Plug-in

What is an APLG file?
Plugin file used by Audials Internet stream recording software; adds features to the software such as new search and recording functions for capturing Internet music and video streams.

.APLP

Audials Plug-in Package

What is an APLP file?
Plugin package used for downloading and installing plugins (.APLG files) for Audials Internet stream recording software; contains a plugin pack that adds features to the software, such as new search and recording functions.

.ARPACK

ArtRage Package

What is an ARPACK file?
Plug-in file used by ArtRage digital painting software; stores an archive of data that adds new features to the software, such as new brush styles; allows the software to be customized.

.ARX

AutoCAD Runtime Extension File

What is an ARX file?
Extension file created for AutoCAD, a design and engineering application for 2D and 3D products; contains an application component written using Autodesk’s ObjectARX, an object-oriented API that allows developers to customize and extend AutoCAD using C++, C#, and VB.NET program code.

.ASEPRITE-DATA

Aseprite Theme Auxillary File

What is an ASEPRITE-DATA file?
An ASEPRITE-DATA file is an XML file used by an .ASEPRITE-EXTENSION file, aka an Aseprite extension. ASEPRITE-DATA files are always named sheet.aseprite-data. Only theme extensions use ASEPRITE-DATA files.

.ASEPRITE-EXTENSION

Aseprite Extension

What is an ASEPRITE-EXTENSION file?
An ASEPRITE-EXTENSION file is a plug-in used by Aseprite, an animated sprite editor and pixel art tool. It can be used to add an additional palette, language, theme, or other functionality to the program. ASEPRITE-EXTENSION files are .ZIP packages that contain several other file

.ASI

Grand Theft Auto Mod Library

What is an ASI file?
An ASI file contains a mod library used to alter gameplay in select Grand Theft Auto (GTA) games, such as GTA IV and V. It stores customized plugins and scripts referenced by the game that modify aspects of gameplay or add new features.

.ASSETPROJ

Camtasia Studio Asset Information File

What is an ASSETPROJ file?
File used by Camtasia Studio, a screen recording and video editing program; stores asset information referenced by Camtasia Studio.

.ATX

Avid Plugin File

What is an ATX file?
GIS file created by ArcGIS mapping and spatial analysis software; saves an attribute index for a shapefile (.SHP) or a corresponding .DBF file.

.ATX

ArcView Extension File

What is an ATX file?
GIS file created by ArcGIS mapping and spatial analysis software; saves an attribute index for a shapefile (.SHP) or a corresponding .DBF file.

.AX

DirectShow Filter

What is an AX file?
Used by various video playback programs to process video data streams; provides decoding and encoding capabilities, file parsing, audio and video de-multiplexing, video decompression, and rendering of video files; may also be used in the video recording and editing process.

.BAV

AVG AntiVirus The Bat! Plugin File

What is a BAV file?
Plugin for AVG AntiVirus developed by RITLABS; provides e-mail spam filtering and other additional e-mail features; similar to the standalone program “The Bat,” but works within the AVG AntiVirus interface.

.BBLM

BBEdit Language Module

What is a BBLM file?
Plug-in file used by BBEdit, a source code development tool for Mac OS X; contains a language module, which provides syntax highlighting for a particular programming language; may be a third-party module or a module included with the software.

.BKZ

FileFort Backup File

What is a BKZ file?
Backup file created by FileFort, a program used for backing up data to discs, external drives, and remote storage locations via FTP or a Google Drive; can be double-clicked to restore the backed up files to their original location.

.BLU

FileMaker Pro Runtime Extension

What is a BLU file?
Extension created by walkingtoyou.com for FileMaker Pro.

.BMI

3ds Max Plug-in

What is a BMI file?
Plug-in used by 3ds Max, a 3D modeling and animation program; stores a function or procedure that adds a new feature to the software; sometimes used for supporting new file format import or export options.

.BRI

Bryce Plug-in File

What is a BRI file?
Plug-in file used by Bryce, an application used for 3D modeling; stores functionality that adds additional features to the program; commonly used for enabling import or export support for new file formats.

.BRM

Bryce Plug-in File

What is a BRM file?
Plug-in file used by multiple versions of Bryce, a 3D modeling program; contains data that adds new functions to the software; often used for adding support for new 3D image and video formats.

.BRO

Broadleaf Tree Model

What is a BRO file?
Three-dimensional model of a tree or bush created with OnyxTREE BROADLEAF software; used for modeling broadleaf trees, bushes, and plants; supports lighting effects, shadows, wind settings, and leaf textures.

.BUNDLE

Mac OS X Application Bundle

What is a BUNDLE file?
Bundle file or plug-in that adds extra features to the operating system or an application in Mac OS X; examples include support for audio and video cards, custom printer filters, extensions for Dreamweaver, and additional effects in iMovie.

.BZPLUG

AfterShot Pro Plugin Bundle

What is a BZPLUG file?
A BZPLUG file is a plugin bundle file used by Corel AfterShot Pro, a professional image editor. It stores content, which may be multiple files, that extends the functionality of the AfterShot application. Some examples of capabilities added through the plugin are color grading tools, perspective correction, advanced vignetting, and nostalgiac classic film simulator.

.CCIP

Curse Client Install Package

What is a CCIP file?
Plugin file used by the Curse Client, a program used for managing addons for World of Warcraft, The Elder Scrolls (TES): Skyrim, TES Oblivion, and other games; contains information required to download and install an addon for one of the managed games.

.CCX

Click & Create Extension

What is a CCX file?
File used by Clickteam Multimedia Fusion and The Games Factory (game development software); contains extra components that can be used for developing games, such as artificial intelligence patching algorithms or reusable game objects; enables developers to incorporate custom game components.

.CDL

CADKEY Wireframe Design File

What is a CDL file?
File created by CADKEY Wireframe, a program used to construct three-dimensional CAD wireframes; contains a 3D wireframe, including lines, measurements, and geometry; used to visualize and store design information for a 3D product.

.CLEO

CLEO Grand Theft Auto Mod File

What is a CLEO file?
Plugin file used as part of the CLEO library, which is used for executing modifications to some Grand Theft Auto series games; stores a library in the Dynamic Link Library (.DLL) format and enables “opcodes” which can be scripted to alter game content.

.CMP

Windows Connection Manager Profile

What is a CMP file?
Settings file created using Connection Manager, a suite of software components that enables system administrators to setup Windows remote connection profiles; saves information such as the username, password, and the phone number to dial.

.CODAPLUGIN

Coda Plug-in

What is a CODAPLUGIN file?
Plugin file used by Coda web development software; contains a plugin that adds new features to the software, such as support for additional languages, website backups, or source code validation.

.COLORPICKER

Color Picker Plugin

What is a COLORPICKER file?
Plug-in for Apple’s Color Picker, a color selection tool built in to Mac OS X; adds a color selection option to the Color Picker, such as crayons or an RGB color wheel.

.COMPONENT

Mac OS X System Component

What is a COMPONENT file?
Adds functionality and support for various system services, such as audio and video recording and playback, Dictionary services, and AppleScript.

.COX

Click & Create Extension

What is a COX file?
Created by Clickteam; adds extra capabilities to Multimedia Fusion and The Games Factory (TGF).

.CRX

Chrome Extension

What is a CRX file?
A CRX file is an extension that adds extra features or themes to the Google Chrome web browser. It is saved in a compressed format and may contain .JS, .JSON, and other files, such as images and executable programs. CRX files are used for installing browser addons such as games, ad blockers, and news readers.

.CST

Manga Studio Story File

What is a CST file?
Page layout file created by Manga Studio, a program used for creating comic books; saves the storyline for the comic book and can include multiple chapters, multiple pages (.CPG files) per chapter, and layouts for each page; used for specifying the structure of the comic book.

.CVT

Canvas External Tool File

What is a CVT file?
File used by Canvas, a technical drawing application; contains a tool that adds new functionality to the Canvas software; can be used for importing or exporting additional file types, image processing, or adding other features.

.DBX

Outlook Express E-mail Folder

What is a DBX file?
A DBX file is a folder created by Outlook Express, a Microsoft email program. It contains email messages for a specific mailbox. DBX files are typically saved within the Documents and Settings user directory and may be copied to another folder in order to back up email messages.

.DFP

Fusion Plugin File

What is a DFP file?
Plugin for Blackmagic Design’s Fusion, a digital 3D graphics compositing application; adds extra features and functionality to the program; examples include additional image effects, animation effects, compositing functions, and file export capabilities.

.DLO

3ds Max Plug-in

What is a DLO file?
Plugin file used by Autodesk 3ds Max, a 3D modeling and animation program; adds new features to the software, such as importers or exporters for a third-party 3D file formats; enables users to customize software capabilities.

.DLR

finalRender Plugin

What is a DLR file?
Plugin created by finalRender for Autodesk 3ds Max, a 3D modeling program for games, films and other motion graphics entertainment; contains features like shadow and atmosphere effects referenced by Autodesk 3ds Max.

.DLU

3ds Max Utility Plug-in File

What is a DLU file?
Plug-in used by 3ds Max, a program used for creating and animating 3D models; contains a utility for the software, such as a file format importer or exporter; may be a Standard MAX plug-in included with the software, or an Additional MAX plug-in added to the software; used for extending 3ds Max with new capabilities.

.DMKIT

Drumaxx Drum Kit

What is a DMKIT file?
A DMKIT file is a drum kit used by Drumaxx, a percussion plug-in for Image-Line FL Studio. It contains a set of sixteen drum pads that Drumaxx uses to synthesize drum sounds.

.DPM

Pro Tools Plugin File

What is a DPM file?
Audio plugin for Pro Tools audio production software; adds effects and filters that can be applied to audio tracks within a Pro Tools session.

.DVTPLUGIN

Xcode DVT Plug-in

What is a DVTPLUGIN file?
Plugin used by Apple Xcode, an iOS and OS X software development application; contains files, such as .XCPLUGINDATA, that are used to provide capabilities for Xcode; includes functions such as generating .PLIST file structure definitions for applications.

.EAZ

ArcGIS Explorer Add-in File

What is a EAZ file?
Add-in file used by ArcGIS Explorer, a free ESRI application used for exploring, visualizing, and sharing maps; stores a compressed file archive, which includes an XML file, compiled code, and supporting files for the add-in; used for extending the base functionality of the software by storing new buttons, dockable windows, and other extensions.

.EBAPLUGIN

EBA Command Center Plug-in

What is an EBAPLUGIN file?
An EBAPLUGIN file is a plug-in created for use with EBA Command Center, a Windows shortcut application. It is a Zip-compressed archive that contains .VBS scripts and .XML files used to automatically execute EBA Command Center commands. EBAPLUGIN files are used by EBA Command Center 8.4 and later versions.

.ECF

Outlook Add-in

What is an ECF file?
An ECF file is an add-in used by Microsoft Outlook, an email client. It contains information that adds extra features, such as enhanced security or increased productivity, to Outlook.

.EPK2

E-Prime 2.0 Package File

What is an EPK2 file?
Experiment module created by E-Prime, an application suite used for designing and conducting experiments in psychology; stores a reusable block of E-Basic script that can be used in multiple experiments; can be included using the PackageCall object.

.EXT

Norton Commander Extension

What is an EXT file?
Software extension used by Norton Commander for DOS / Windows 95; allows users to modify files, such as change file attributes and synchronize directories, using a text-based interface.

.EXV

Adobe Extension Script

What is an EXV file?
Script included with some plugins used by Adobe Creative Suite applications such as Illustrator and Photoshop; defines how the plugin appears and includes layout information for dialogs, text fields, checkboxes, and other UI components.

.FB2K-COMPONENT

Foobar2000 Component Install File

What is an FB2K-COMPONENT file?
A FB2K-COMPONENT file is a Zip-compressed archive that contains a component used by Foobar2000, a multimedia playback application. It stores a component that adds functionality to the multimedia player, such as support for more audio formats, an advanced tool, or a customized interface.

.FFT

Adobe Audition Noise Print File

What is an FFT file?
Audio filter used by Adobe Audition, an audio production application; saves settings that limit audio frequencies so that certain portions of the waveform can either be isolated or pronounced; enables engineers to fine-tune the sound of audio data.

.FLT

Adobe Audition Filter

What is an FLT file?
Audio filter used for applying effects, such as reverb, echo, chorus, distortion, and other effects to an audio file; must be saved within the main application folder in order to be loaded by the program.

.FLT

Image Filter

What is an FLT file?
Audio filter used for applying effects, such as reverb, echo, chorus, distortion, and other effects to an audio file; must be saved within the main application folder in order to be loaded by the program.

.FMPLUGIN

FileMaker Plug-in

What is an FMPLUGIN file?
Plug-in used by FileMaker Pro, a desktop database program; contains compiled program code that adds functionality to the program; can add features such as custom data parsing, macros, or custom printing jobs.

.FMX

FileMaker Plug-in

What is an FMX file?
An FMX file is a plug-in used by the Windows version of FileMaker Pro, a database program. It contains information that expands the capabilities of the FileMaker software, such as automating certain functions.

.FPI

FPS Creator Intelligence Script

What is an FPI file?
Script or program created with FPS Creator, a 3D first-person shooter (FPS) game development program; used for developing the artificial intelligence (AI) for characters within the game

.FS

Visual F# Source File

What is an FS file?
Source code file written in Microsoft’s F# (pronounced “F Sharp”) programming language, which is a variant of the ML language; can be written using the Visual F# component of Microsoft Visual Studio 2010; used for compiling F# code into .DLL or .EXE program executables.

.FSB

Form•Z Compiled Script

What is an FSB file?
Compiled script created by form•Z, a 3D solids and surfaces modeler; compiled from a form•Z script (.FSL file) and stores a plugin that extends the base functionality of the software.

.FWACTION

Freeway Action File

What is an FWACTION file?
Action file created and used by Freeway Pro, an app that allows users to create websites without having to write any code; contains an action that can be added to a .FREEWAY document in order to add functionality to the website.

.FWACTIONB

Freeway Action Bundle File

What is an FWACTIONB file?
Action bundle created and used by Freeway Pro, an app that allows users to create websites without having to write any code; contains one or more actions that can be added to a .FREEWAY document in order to add functionality to the website that can’t be created through Freeway Pro’s interface.

.FXT

Grand Theft Auto Fake Text File

What is an FXT file?
Text message file used by Grand Theft Auto with the CLEO GxtHook.cleo plug-in installed; saved in a plain text format and contains a text message that is sent to the player during GTA gameplay; used for pager and phone texts in the game.

.FZIP

Foxit Reader Add-on

What is an FZIP file?
Add-on for Foxit Reader, a small and fast PDF viewing program; adds extra features to the program, such as language support, JavaScript support, image decoding, and content management features.

.FZP

Fritzing XML Part Description

What is an FZP file?
An FZP file is an XML file created and used by Fritzing, an electronic circuit prototyping and design application. It contains XML-formatted text that describes a part used in a circuit. FZP files cannot be imported into Fritzing by themselves; they must be imported as part of .FZPZ files.

.HVPL

iTunes Visual Plug-in File

What is an HVPL file?
Plug-in created for iTunes, an audio and video player for Mac and Windows; contains a package that extends the functionality of the application; used for add-ons such as audio visualizers and music selection players that make intelligent decisions.

.IADACTION

iAd Producer Plugin Action Template

What is a IADACTION file?
Action template used by iAd Producer, an application that enables users to design and assemble rich interactive content for iOS advertisements; contains code referenced by iAd Producer to perform actions in a page.

.IADCLASS

iAd Producer Plugin Class Description File

What is a IADCLASS file?
Plugin class used by iAd Producer, an application used to design and assemble rich interactive content for iOS advertisements; contains class description information; may include properties, HTML attributes, parameters, and valu

.IADCOMPONENT

iAd Producer Plugin Component File

What is a IADCOMPONENT file?
Plugin data file referenced by iAd Producer, an application used to create rich interactive content for iOS advertisements; describes components, such as buttons, sliders, and labels.

.IADPAGE

iAd Producer Plugin Page Template

What is a IADPAGE file?
Page template used by iAd Producer, an application for designing and assembling rich interactive content for iOS advertisements; contains files that make up a page template, which may include assets, banners, splash pages, styles, layers, user data, and metadata.

.IADPLUG

iAd Producer Plugin

What is a IADPLUG file?
Plugin used by iAd Producer, an application used to design and assemble rich interactive content for iOS advertisements; contains information used to install additional functionality to iAd Producer.

.IADSTYLE

iAd Producer Plugin Style Template

What is a IADSTYLE file?
Style template referenced by iAd Producer, a program used to create rich interactive content for iOS advertisements; contains a collection of settings for a style, which can be applied to an object in an iAd Producer project.

.IBPLUGIN

Interface Builder Plug-in

What is an IBPLUGIN file?
Plugin file used by Interface Builder, an Apple development tool used to design software interfaces; contains data and functions that add new features to the tool; may add new menu items, custom views, or other features.

.IDEPLUGIN

Xcode IDE Plug-in

What is an IDEPLUGIN file?
Plugin used by Apple Xcode, an IDE used for developing iOS and OS X applications; stores resources that provide capabilities to Xcode; examples include application interface elements, iCloud functions, and a PDF viewer.

.INDESIGNPLUGIN

Adobe InDesign Plug-in

What is an INDESIGNPLUGIN file?
Plugin file used by Adobe InDesign, a professional page layout application; adds new features to the program, such as UI components, file format support, and page layout options; can be written by third-party developers.

.INFO

Texinfo Document

What is an INFO file?
An INFO file is a formatted information document created by Texinfo, a GNU Project help document generation tool. It stores documentation in a book format with chapters, sections, and subsections and can contain up to four layers of depth.

.INX

Adobe InDesign Interchange File

What is an INX file?
An INX file is a document exported by Adobe InDesign in XML format. It contains information that completely describes an InDesign (.INDD) file, including pages, page content, text frames, colors, margins, guides, etc.

.JSXBIN

Binary ExtendScript Script File

What is a JSXBIN file?
Binary script created by ExtendScript Toolkit (ESTK), a tool used to add extensions to Adobe Creative Suite (CS) applications; contains the binary version of a .JSX file, which is written using ExtendScript, an extended version of JavaScript; used for distributing CS extensions and for protecting scripts by making them non-human readable.

.KMM

K-Meleon Macro Module

What is a KMM file?
Macro created for K-Meleon, a lightweight web browser based on the Gecko engine; saved in a text format and contains code written in the K-Meleon Macro Language; adds extra features and functionality to K-Meleon once installed.

.LNG

Winamp Language File

What is an LNG file?
An LNG file is a language pack file used by Winamp, a music player for Windows and OS X. It contains the text in a specific language for a part of the Winamp interface. LNG files are used for customizing Winamp for different languages and are commonly found within .WLZ language pack plugin files.

.LRMODULE

Adobe Lightroom Module

What is an LRMODULE file?
An LRMODULE file is a module used by Adobe Lightroom, a professional photo editing and organization application, or Lightroom Classic. Each LRMODULE file contains data used to load one or more Lightroom features, such as the ability to import and export photos. LRMODULE files are not meant to be manually opened by users.

.LRPLUGIN

Adobe Lightroom Classic Plug-in

What is an LRPLUGIN file?
An LRPLUGIN file is a plug-in used by Adobe Lightroom Classic, the desktop-only version of Adobe Lightroom. It contains data used to add a new feature to Lightroom Classic. For example, an LRPLUGIN file may contain a plug-in that allows you to automatically publish photos to Facebook, Flickr, or another online service.

.LRWEBENGINE

Adobe Lightroom Web Gallery File

What is an LRWEBENGINE file?
Photo gallery archive created by Adobe Lightroom, a digital photo editing application; saves a collection Web files that define how photos are displayed; acts as a plug-in for Lightroom and enables a collection of photos to be viewed.

.LUAC

Compiled Lua Script

What is a LUAC file?
A LUAC file is a compiled version of a Lua program (.LUA file). It contains binary data used to execute a program written in the Lua programming language. Most popularly, LUAC files are used to add additional features to VideoLAN VLC media player.

.M2P

MPEG-2 Program Stream File

What is an M2P file?
Video container format that supports MPEG-2 audio and video compression; similar to an MPEG-1 file, but also supports interlaced video and more audio channels; commonly used for streaming digital video.

.M3P

Mach3 Plugin File

What is an M3P file?
An M3P file is a plugin installer file used by Mach3, a computer numerical control (CNC) program for Windows. It is used to place a .DLL file in the “Plugins” folder of the Mach3 installation directory, which adds additional functionality of the Mach3 application, such as allowing an Android device to control Mach3 or enabling a user to control a mill with an Xbox 360 controller.

.MAT

MATLAB MAT-File

What is a MAT file?
Binary data container format used by MATLAB; may include arrays, variables, functions, and other types of data; can be saved in different formats by choosing a version within the MATLAB Preferences (select General → MAT-Files).

.MDA

Access Add-in

What is an MDA file?
Add-in file used by Microsoft Access, a desktop Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) application; contains source code written in the Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) language; used for adding functionality, such as automated functions and queries, to the software.

.MDE

Compiled Access Add-in File

What is an MDE file?
Add-in file used by Microsoft Access, a program used for managing relational databases; stores the compiled version of an .MDA file, which contains Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) source code; protects the contents of the add-in by storing it in a compiled, binary format.

.MDIMPORTER

Metadata Importer

What is an MDIMPORTER file?
Data plugin file created for the Spotlight search tool; returns metadata contained with a file to the Spotlight tool so file data can be searched and retrieved; not meant to be opened manually.

.MFW

Mamiya Camera Raw File

What is an MFW file?
Raw image format used by Mamiya digital cameras; similar to the .MEF file extension; contains image data in an uncompressed format that appears the same way as it was captured by the camera’s sensor; photo settings such as brightness and exposure can be altered by editing software after the image is imported into the computer.

.MFX

Multimedia Fusion Extension

What is an MFX file?
Extension for Multimedia Fusion 2 (MMF2), a visual game development program from Clickteam; adds extra features, objects, characters, or other resources to the program.

.MILK

MilkDrop Winamp Plug-in Preset

What is a MILK file?
A MILK file is a preset file used by MilkDrop, a music visualization plug-in available for Winamp. It contains text-based settings that control how MilkDrop visualizes music. MILK files can also be used with projectM, another music visualization application.

.MLL

Maya Plugin

What is an MLL file?
Plugin referenced and executed by Autodesk Maya, a 3D animation program; contains a set of procedures run by the program; functions very similar to a .DLL file.

.MMIP

MediaMonkey Installation Package

What is an MMIP file?
Add-on used by MediaMonkey, a program used for organizing and playing music; saved in a compressed .ZIP format; adds new functionality to the software and can be installed by double-clicking the file; often used for skins.

.MOD

Music Module File

What is a MOD file?
A MOD file is a music module file saved in the standard music module format, which originated from the Amiga module format. It contains note patterns (similar to a .MIDI file) and sound samples, representing different instruments that are played back according to the notes. MOD files are typically used for background music in video games and in the “demoscene” computer art subculture.

.MODE

Ninja Kiwi Game Data File

What is a MODE file?
A MODE file is a data file used by Ninja Kiwi games, such as Bloons Monkey City and Bloons Tower Defense 5. It contains game data, such as information about challenges, missions, maps, special missions, and game difficulty.

.MODULE

Drupal Module File

What is a MODULE file?
Module file used by Drupal, a content management system (CMS) for websites; contains source code written in PHP; used for adding functionality to the base Drupal installation, such as new page layouts, calendar popups, login forms, and developer tools.

.MOX

ExtendSim Simulation Software Model

What is a MOX file?
Simulation model created with ExtendSim, a software program used to simulate real-life processes in a wide variety of fields; contains one or more simulations created by the user.

.MPE1

MediaPortal 1 Extension

What is an MPE1 file?
An MPE1 file is a plug-in or skin for MediaPortal 1, a media center available for Windows. It can be used to either add a feature to MediaPortal 1 or re-skin the program’s user interface (UI). Many MPE1 files are available for download in the Plugins & Skins section of team-mediaportal.com.

.MTX

MetaStream Scene File

What is an MTX file?
Three-dimensional scene saved in the MetaStream ASCII text format; uses XML-style tags to store information about the scene, such as global scene options, object (instance) hierarchies, camera locations, and animation data.

.MXADDON

Maxthon Add-On File

What is an MXADDON file?
Plugin file used by Maxthon, a customizable Web browser; introduced with version 3 of the browser (version 2 uses .M2P files); stores a small program that extends the browser functionality; often used for adding small games or news and weather reporters to the browser.

.MXP

Adobe Extension Package

What is an MXP file?
Add-on used by Adobe Creative Suite applications such as Flash, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, and Premiere Pro; adds additional functionality to the software, such as new menus or toolbars.

.NBM

NetBeans Module

What is an NBM file?
Plug-in file used by NetBeans, a cross-platform Integrated Development Environment (IDE); stores a compressed .ZIP archive of XML, .JAR, and metadata files; also supports pack200 compression (.PACK.GZ extension) for included JAR files; often distributed via download on the Web.

.NBP

Mathematica Player Notebook File

What is an NBP file?
Notebook file created by Mathematica, a program used for scientific and mathematical computations; may contain text, graphics, sound, calculations, and user interface components; used to store analysis results as an interactive document.

.NET

netViz Project File

What is a NET file?
A NET file contains a project created by netViz Enterprise software, which is a set of programs used to visualize business-related data. It stores information about a project, which includes data and the graphical representation of the data. NET files are often used for diagraming business models and IT infrastructures.

.NVDA-ADDON

NVDA Add-On

What is an NVDA-ADDON file?
An NVDA-ADDON file is a plug-in used to add features to the NVDA screen reader. It contains one or more features that enhance NVDA’s default functionality. Users can download NVDA-ADDON files from the NVDA Community Add-ons website and other sources.

.NY

Audacity Nyquist Plug-in

What is an NY file?
Plugin file created for Audacity, an audio editing application; saves source code written in Nyquist, a LISP-based programming language for sound synthesis and music composition; stores audio effects such as fades, delays, and choruses.

.OEX

Opera Extension

What is a OEX file?
Extension file used by the Opera Web browser; contains data that adds new functionality to the application; can be used for user interface widgets, such as buttons and search bars, or for running hidden functions in the background.

.OIV

OpenIV Mod Package File

What is a OIV file?
Package used by OpenIV, a versatile editor and installer for games, such as Grand Theft Auto IV and Max Payne 3; contains an .XML file that holds a package description and scripts; may hold a .PNG icon for the mod; similar to a .ZIP archive.

.OSAX

AppleScript Scripting Addition

What is an OSAX file?
Open Scripting Architecture Extension (OSAX) file created for AppleScript, a language used to automate Mac OS X tasks; contains new commands and other terminology that extends the language; can add features such as mathematical functions and XML parsing.

.OXT

Apache OpenOffice Extension

What is an OXT file?
An OXT file is a plug-in that adds a feature to an Apache OpenOffice or LibreOffice application, such as Writer, Calc, or Impress. Examples of the features OXT files contain are advanced spell checking, additional document templates, and the ability to edit images in-app. You can install OXT files using OpenOffice and LibreOffice’s Extension Manager.

.P

Python Pickle File

What is a P file?
A P file is a pickle file created by pickle, a Python module used for converting Python objects to a byte representation for storage on disk or transfer over a network. It allows for objects to be conveniently stored or transmitted without first having to convert the data to another format. P files can be “unpickled” and loaded back into program memory during runtime.

.P64

64-bit Windows IDA Plugin Module

What is a P64 file?
64-bit Windows plugin module used by IDA (The Interactive Disassembler), a utility used to disassemble executable files into low-level assembly language code; contains data written in C++ that extends the functionality of the IDA tool.

.PBA

PowerBackup Archive

What is a PBA file?
Backup file created by CyberLink PowerBackup backup and recovery software; contains backed up files and folders and can be used for restoring the data in the event it becomes lost or corrupted; can be created using a scheduled job that is defined through the PowerBackup interface.

.PFL

PDFill Project File

What is a PFL file?
Modified PDF document created with PDFill, a PDF editing program; may include additional text, images, highlights, comments, and forms with editable fields; can be exported as a standard .PDF file.

.PIM

Pro Tools Controller Plug-in Mappings File

What is a PIM file?
File created by Pro Tools, a digital audio workstation for recording, editing, and mixing audio; contains a customized layout of parameters for a control surface (i.e., D-control, D-command, C24, and Command 8); allows plug-in control surface mappings to be saved and reloaded.

.PLG

Visual Studio Build Log File

What is a PLG file?
Log file created by older versions of Visual Studio (and Visual C++), a software development IDE; contains an HTML page with project build information; can be used for generating reports of automated builds in which an email referencing the HTML page is sent to the developer.

.PLGX

KeePass 2.x Plugin

What is a PLGX file?
A PLGX file is a plug-in used by KeePass, a free password manager. It is used to add an additional feature to KeePass. PLGX files are used by KeePass versions 2 and later.

.PLN

ArchiCAD Project File

What is a PLN file?
Solo project file that contains a 3D model created with ArchiCAD architectural design software; used by architects to design building structures, interiors, exteriors, and landscapes; uses the Archicad Virtual Building technology to simulate the way a real building is constructed.

.PLUGIN

Adobe Photoshop Plug-in

What is a PLUGIN file?
A PLUGIN file is a plugin used by Photoshop, an image-editing application. It stores content that extends the functionality of the default Photoshop application and is often used for adding image effects and filters, or support for a new raster image format. PLUGIN files may be created and sold by third-party developers. Several preinstalled PLUGIN files are stored in Photoshop installations within the Plug-ins directory.

.PLUGIN

Mac OS X Plugin

What is a PLUGIN file?
A PLUGIN file is a plugin used by Photoshop, an image-editing application. It stores content that extends the functionality of the default Photoshop application and is often used for adding image effects and filters, or support for a new raster image format. PLUGIN files may be created and sold by third-party developers. Several preinstalled PLUGIN files are stored in Photoshop installations within the Plug-ins directory.

.PLW

32-bit Windows IDA Plugin Module

What is a PLW file?
32-bit Windows plugin module used by IDA (The Interactive Disassembler), a multi-processor debugger and disassembler; contains data written in C++ that extends the functionality of the IDA tool.

.PLX

Perl Executable File

What is a PLX file?
Executable program written in the Perl programming language; often used for Web applications that are run on a Web server, but may be run on any system that includes a Perl interpreter.

.PLX64

64-bit Linux IDA Plugin Module

What is a PLX64 file?
64-bit Linux plugin module used by IDA (The Interactive Disassembler), a multi-processor tool used to debug and disassemble executable files into low-level assembly language code; contains a plugin written in C++ that extends the capabilities of the IDA tool.

.PPA

Microsoft PowerPoint Add-in

What is a PPA file?
A PPA file is an add-in file used by Microsoft PowerPoint, a program that allows users to create presentations. It contains custom commands and macros written in the VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) language and is used to extend the capabilities of Microsoft PowerPoint.

.PPAM

Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 Add-In

What is a PPAM file?
A PPAM file is an add-in file used by Microsoft PowerPoint, a program used to develop slide show presentations. It contains components that add additional functionality, including extra commands, custom macros, and new tools for extending default PowerPoint functions.

.PPMOD

Papers Please Mod File

What is a PPMOD file?
Files created for Papers, Please, a game placing you in the position of an Immigrations Inspector choosing who to accept and deny entrance into your country; contains a zipped asset directory; only holds edited assets instead of all the original files like the .EXE and all the assets; easy to download.

.PRM

Parameter File

What is a PRM file?
File used by various applications for inputting data parameters; often saved in a plain text format and uses a key-value structure where each line has a parameter name followed by a value; most times not compatible between different programs.

.PSET

Adobe InDesign Plug-in Set File

What is a PSET file?
File used by Adobe InDesign, a professional page layout application; contains a group of plug-ins that can be imported together; used for storing sets of plug-ins that can be swapped in and out for the active set.

.Q1Q

LunarCell Photoshop Plug-in

What is a Q1Q file?
Photoshop plug-in developed by Flaming Pear Software for creating 3D planets; includes customizable texture, climate, air, and cloud settings; must reside in the Plug-ins folder within the application folder to work.

.Q2Q

Flexify Photoshop Plug-in

What is a Q2Q file?
Photoshop plug-in developed by Flaming Pear Software; used for transforming images into different shapes and applying various lens effects; must reside in the Plug-ins folder within the Photoshop application folder to work.

.Q4Q

Solar Cell Photoshop Plug-in

What is a Q4Q file?
Photoshop plug-in developed by Flaming Pear Software; used for creating suns and stars with customizable effects; must reside in the Plug-ins folder within the application folder to work.

.Q5R

Melancholytron Photoshop Plug-in

What is a Q5R file?
Photoshop plug-in developed by Flaming Pear Software; adjusts hue and focus to make pictures moody, nostalgic, and sad; must reside in the Plug-ins folder within the application folder to work.

.Q7Q

India Ink Photoshop Plug-in

What is a Q7Q file?
Photoshop plug-in developed by Flaming Pear Software; converts color images to black-and-white halftones and creates colorful etched effects; must reside in the Plug-ins folder within the application folder to work.

.Q8R

Flood Photoshop Plug-in

What is a Q8R file?
Photoshop plug-in developed by Flaming Pear Software; used for creating 3D watery images with realistic reflections; must reside in the Plug-ins folder within the application folder to work.

.Q9R

Glitterato Photoshop Plug-In

What is a Q9R file?
Photoshop plug-in developed by Flaming Pear Software; creates realistic stars and nebulas; must reside in the Plug-ins folder within the application folder to work.

.Q9S

Mr. Contrast Photoshop Plug-In

What is a Q9S file?
Photoshop plug-in developed by Flaming Pear Software; adds dramatic contrast to photos and hyper-emphasizes detail; must reside in the Plug-ins folder within the application folder to work.

.QAR

QlikView Extension

What is a QAR file?
Add-on file used by QlikView, a data analysis program used for business intelligence reporting; stores an archive of files, which specifies a new visualization or user interface component; sometimes used for integrating third-party visualizations.

.QLGENERATOR

Quick Look Generator File

What is a QLGENERATOR file?
A QLGENERATOR file is a plug-in for Apple’s Quick Look tool in macOS. It enables various types of files to be viewed directly in the Finder using Quick Look.

.QLPLUGIN

QuickLook Plugin

What is a QLPLUGIN file?
A QLPLUGIN file is a plug-in for QuickLook, which is the unofficial Windows version of macOS’s Quick Look tool. It is installed by previewing the QLPLUGIN file in QuickLook and clicking the Click here to install this plugin. button that appears. QLPLUGIN files are similar to macOS’s .QLGENERATOR files.

.QPX

QuickTime Player Extension

What is a QPX file?
Adds extra features to Apple QuickTime Player, such as support for additional video formats.

.QTR

QuickTime Extension Resource

What is a QTR file?
Resource file referenced by a QuickTime extension (.QTX file) that provides support for additional video codecs; stores the resource fork, which contains Macintosh-style resources.

.QTX

QuickTime Extension

What is a QTX file?
Component used by Apple QuickTime Player; enables support for additional video codecs and file formats; allows QuickTime to play video files encoded with third-party codecs; must be installed in the correct folder in order to be recognized by QuickTime.

.RBZ

SketchUp Plugin

What is an RBZ file?
An RBZ file is a plugin used by Trimble SketchUp, a 3D modeling program used for computer-aided design (CAD). It stores one or more Ruby scripts (.RB files) compressed with .ZIP compression. RBZ files help reduce the size of SketchUp plugins when distributing and installing them.

.REV

RAR Recovery Volume Set

What is a REV file?
Recovery volume created with RAR file compression and archiving software; contains redundancy data that can be used to reconstruct missing files within a RAR volume set; only used with multi-volume archives.

.REZ

Lithtech Game Engine Resource File

What is a REZ file?
A REZ file is a resource file used by first-person shooter games that are developed with the Lithtech gaming engine. It contains game content, including meshes, textures, music, maps, and other game objects. REZ files are commonly used to modify game content.

.RHP

Rhino Plug-in

What is an RHP file?
Plugin file used by Rhino, a 3D modeling application; contains data that adds extra functionality to the software; may provide additional 3D editing capabilities or support for importing additional image formats.

.ROCK

Rockbox Plug-in

What is a ROCK file?
Plug-in file used by Rockbox, an open source firmware for portable music players; stores a game or another small application that can run on Rockbox; enables Rockbox “apps” to be used on iPods, SanDisk MP3 players, and other portable music players.

.RPI

Render Plug-in

What is an RPI file?
Plug-in used by game system emulators; contains features that extend and enhance gameplay, such as a Magnification Filter that increases clarity of images and video seen during gameplay.

.RPLIB

Axure RP Widget Library File

What is an RPLIB file?
Widget used by Axure RP, a wireframing and prototyping tool; may contain a new icon or interactive visual element that can be placed within an Axure RP diagram (.RP project file); enables custom elements to be used for prototypes and mockups.

.RPLN

InDesign Required Plug-in File

What is an RPLN file?
Plugin file used by InDesign, a page layout program used for page design and print publishing; contains functions required by the application to run and is located in a Required directory of the InDesign installation directory.

.RPM

Red Hat Package Manager File

What is an RPM file?
An RPM file is an installation package originally developed for the Red Hat Linux operating system, but now used by many other Linux distributions as well. RPM files are commonly used for installing programs on Linux systems.

.RWPLUGIN

RapidWeaver Plugin

What is an RWPLUGIN file?
Plugin file used by RapidWeaver, a Mac Web development program that advertises code-free development; adds new functionality to the base software; used for adding components that can be integrated into webpages, such as HTML5 video players and image browsers.

.RXT

Retrospect Backup Extension

What is an RXT file?
An RXT file is a plug-in that was used by Retrospect Backup, a backup program for Windows and Mac PCs. It allowed users to add an additional feature to Retrospect Backup. Current versions of Retrospect Backup do not appear to use RXT files.

.S4DIX

Scratch for Discord Extension

What is an S4DIX file?
An S4DIX file is a plug-in that can be installed in Scratch for Discord, a Discord bot development tool. It contains an additional Scratch for Discord tool or feature. S4DIX files allow developers to customize Scratch for Discord and extend the program’s capabilities.

.SA9

Hue and Cry Photoshop Plug-in

What is a SA9 file?
Photoshop plug-in developed by Flaming Pear Software for creating abstract regions of color; must reside in the Plug-ins folder within the application folder to work.

.SAFARIEXTZ

Apple Safari Extension

What is a SAFARIEXTZ file?
A SAFARIEXTZ file is an extension (aka plug-in) used by the macOS version of Apple Safari. It contains a feature that can be added to the Safari web browser, such as a spell-checking tool or additional search bar. Current versions of Safari do not support SAFARIEXTZ files.

.SCM

GIMP Script-Fu Script

What is an SCM file?
Script written for the GIMP image editing program; used for automating actions or adding artistic effects to images opened in the GIMP editor; similar to a Photoshop plugin, but saved as a script file.

.SEPLUGIN

AppleScript Editor Plug-in

What is a SEPLUGIN file?
Plug-in file used by AppleScript Editor, an AppleScript program included with Mac OS X; contains functionality that extends the editor; may be a pre-installed add-on or a custom add-on created by the user.

.SKYPECHATSTYLE

Chat Style File

What is an SKYPECHATSTYLE file?
Style file created by Skype, a video and text messaging application; provides layout design information for the Skype chat interface; created exclusively for Mac.

.SO-ABI

Cocoa AbiWord Plug-in

What is a SO-ABI file?
Plug-in file used by the Mac OS X version of AbiWord, an open source, cross-platform word processor; contains functionality that extends the program’s functionality; may include support for new file formats or other features.

.SPARC

Skype Plugin Archive

What is an SPARC file?
File used by Extras Manager, a plug-in manager component for Skype Internet voice and video calling software; contains the plugin to be installed with Skype; downloaded from the Skype Extras website and can be installed by double-clicking the file.

.SPD

S Note File

What is an SPD file?
An SPD file is a note created by S Note, an advanced note-taking application developed by Samsung for use with Samsung mobile devices, such as Galaxy S and Galaxy Note. It contains a note, which may include typed or handwritten text, drawings, charts, audio, and images. SPD files replaced .SNB files.

.SPE

SPSS Extension

What is an SPE file?
Plugin file used by SPSS, a data mining and statistical analysis application; may stores custom dialogs (.SPD files) or other data that extend the functionality of SPSS; often used for distributing custom extension bundles to users.

.SUBLIME-PACKAGE

Sublime Text Package File

What is a SUBLIME-PACKAGE file?
Package used by Sublime Text, a text editor used primarily to edit source code; contains a collection of resources, which includes plugins, menus, themes, snippets, and syntax highlighting definitions that provide functionality to the application.

.SUGAR

Espresso Plug-in

What is a SUGAR file?
Plug-in file used by Espresso, a Web editor for Mac; adds new functionality to the software, such as support for additional languages, auto-completion, or syntax highlighting; can be developed by Espresso users by following the SugarBasics instructions on the MacRabbit website.

.SYN

SimSynth Document

What is an SYN file?
Audio document created by SimSynth, a software synthesizer application; contains presets for an audio sample, including oscillator settings, envelopes, filters, and effects; used for creating samples and loops for brass, strings, or other instruments.

.T3X

TYPO3 Compressed Extension

What is a T3X file?
Adds extra functions and capabilities to TYPO3, a Web content management framework; TYPO3 extensions are saved in a compressed “exchange” format and can be downloaded from the Internet; they can be enabled and disabled using the Extension Manager (EM) included with TYPO 3.5 and later.

.TBP

Tekla BIMsight Project

What is a TBP file?
CAD project file created by Tekla BIMsight, a construction project management application; saves imported CAD files (e.g., .DWG files), annotations, and viewing angles; used for saving building project models in collaborative work environments.

.TGP

Terragen Plugin

What is a TGP file?
A TGP file is a plugin used by Terragen Classic, a photorealistic natural scenery generation program. It contains a plugin, which includes information that extends the capabilities of Terragen when installed. TGP files are used to add a variety of features to Terragen, such as camera effects and new landscapes.

.TKO

AMX Software Module File

What is a TKO file?
File used by AMX or Netlinx software, which is used for developing and controlling museum exhibit displays; contains a module that can be added to the software; used for updating or upgrading components.

.TMBUNDLE

TextMate Bundle File

What is a TMBUNDLE file?
Add-on file used by TextMate, a source code text editor for Mac OS X; contains a bundle of resources that add new features to the software; commonly used for adding source code editing support for new programming languages.

.TPI

EDIUS Plugin File

What is a TPI file?
Plugin file used by EDIUS, a video editing program; contains a plugin, which adds video editing functionality; commonly created to importing new file formats or apply video color adjustments, lighting effects, motion blurs, and other visual effects.

.VBOX-EXTPACK

Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack

What is a VBOX-EXTPACK file?
A VBOX-EXTPACK contains an extension pack used by Oracle VM VirtualBox, a virtualization program for running guest operating systems. It contains data that extends the base functionality of the software, which may include VirtualBox Remote Desktop Protocol (VRDP) support, virtual USB 2.0 and 3.0 devices, host webcam passthrough, and Intel PXE boot ROM.

.VDF

Valve Data File

What is a VDF file?
A VDF file is a data file format used by Valve’s Source game engine. It contains various kinds of game metadata, including data for resources, installation scripts, configuration scripts, and visualization elements.

.VDPLUGIN

VirtualDub Plugin File

What is a VDPLUGIN file?
A VDPLUGIN file is a plugin used by VirtualDub, a video capture and processing utility for Windows. It stores information that adds additional features to VirtualDub, such as codec support.

.VSIX

Visual Studio Extension

What is a VSIX file?
Software add-on created for Microsoft Visual Studio, a software development IDE for Windows; saved in a .ZIP format and contains files that extend the functionality of the Visual Studio software; stores a package description as well as binaries and other resources that comprise the extension.

.VSL

Visio Add-on

What is a VSL file?
Addon, or library, file used by Microsoft Visio, a business diagramming application; saves software components that extend the functionality of the program; typically created and distributed by third-party developers.

.VST

VST Audio Plug-in

What is a VST file?
A VST file is a plug-in used by Steinberg Cubase and other digital audio workstations (DAWs). It contains information about an instrument or effect that can be used to modify recorded audio. VST files are often accompanied by .FXP and .FXB files.

.VST3

VST 3 Audio Plug-in

What is a VST3 file?
A VST3 file is a plug-in used by various digital audio workstations DAWs, such as Steinberg Cubase and Image-Line FL Studio. It contains information about an instrument or audio effect typically used to modify recorded sounds. VST3 files are saved in the VST 3 (Virtual Studio Technology 3) standard.

.WBM

Webmin Module

What is a WBM file?
Plug-in file used by Webmin, a Web-based system administration user interface for Unix; saves a module, which is an addon for the base software; used for adding new control panels or report interfaces, such as printer managers, Web server controls, or system monitors.

.WIE

WordPress Widget Export File

What is a WIE file?
Exported widget file created by Widget Importer & Exporter, a WordPress plugin used to import and export widgets; contains a widget in JSON format that has been exported from a WordPress site.

.WLL

Microsoft Word Add-in File

What is a WLL file?
A WLL file is an add-in used by Microsoft Word, a word processing application. It contains a software component that adds new features to the program, similar to a plugin. Examples of add-ins include calculators, writing assistants, emoji keyboards, and text-to-speech converters.

.WLZ

Winamp Language Pack

What is a WLZ file?
Plugin file used by Winamp, a Windows music player; contains a collection of .LNG files for the language pack compressed in a .ZIP format; allows users to customize the interface to their own language.

.WOWSL

WOW Slider

What is a WOWSL file?
Slider created by WOW Slider, a program that creates jQuery image sliders for websites; contains images you add, transitional effects, and text.

.X32

Adobe Xtra File

What is an X32 file?
Application extension or “xtra” used by Adobe programs that were acquired from Macromedia; adds additional features, functionality, and file format support to Macromedia/Adobe software.

.XADD

Expression Web Add-in

What is a XADD file?
Add-on used by Microsoft Expression Web, a program used for creating Web application designs; often used for adding new components that can be applied to developed Web applications, such as JavaScript components; saved in a .ZIP format.

.XBA

OpenOffice Basic Module File

What is an XBA file?
Application library or macro used by OpenOffice, an open-source productivity suite; contains the functionality for the component and is written in the OpenOffice.org Basic programming language; used for storing the source code for software add-on components.

.XCODEPLUGIN

Xcode Plug-in

What is an XCODEPLUGIN file?
Plugin used by Apple Xcode, an IDE used to create iOS and OS X apps; contains data referenced by Xcode to extend the application’s capabilities, such as a “Clean Up Whitespace” menu item that removes unnecessary end of line white space from text files.

.XCPLUGIN

Xcode Plug-in

What is an XCPLUGIN file?
Plugin bundle used by Apple Xcode, an iOS and OS X development IDE; stores data referenced by Xcode to extend the application’s capabilities, such as colored text or custom compilers; similar to a .BUNDLE file.

.XLA

Microsoft Excel Add-In File

What is an XLA file?
An XLA file is an add-in used by Microsoft Excel, a spreadsheet application included in the Microsoft Office suite. It is used to add additional commands and features to Excel. Some XLA files are developed by Microsoft, while others are created by third-party developers and Excel users.

.XLAM

Microsoft Excel Macro-Enabled Add-In

What is an XLAM file?
An XLAM file is a macro-enabled add-in used by Microsoft Excel, a spreadsheet application included in the Microsoft Office suite. It is used to add additional commands and features to Excel. Some XLAM files are developed by Microsoft, while others are created by third-party developers and Excel users.

.XLL

Microsoft Excel Add-in

What is an XLL file?
An XLL file is an add-in used by Microsoft Excel, a popular spreadsheet application. It contains extra functions, templates, or other tools that enhance the capabilities of Excel. Examples of add-ins include custom chart generators and template managers.

.XLV

Microsoft Excel Visual Basic Module

What is an XLV file?
Module written in VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) for Microsoft Excel; adds extra functionality, such as new features and automations, to the Excel spreadsheet program.

.XMD

Bitdefender Plugin File

What is an XMD file?
File used by Bitdefender antivirus and Internet protection software; saves file signature information that helps the software recognize threats for common file exploitations, such as .ZIP and .RAR.

.XNT

QuarkXPress Extension File

What is an XNT file?
Application extension used by QuarkXPress, a program used for professional publishing; extends the functionality of the default QuarkXPress application; used for adding new components to the user interface, importing and exporting new file types, enhancing application workflows, or adding other functions.

.XPI

Cross-platform Installer Package

What is an XPI file?
An XPI file is a compressed installation archive used by various Mozilla applications, including Firefox, Thunderbird, and SeaMonkey. It contains an app add-on, such as a Firefox plug-in, toolkit, or theme. Most XPI files include an install.js, install.rdf, or readme.md file, which contains the add-on’s installation instructions.

.XPT

Mozilla Firefox Component

What is an XPT file?
An XPT file is a component used by Mozilla Firefox, a cross-platform web browser. It contains a plugin (such as flashplayer.xpt) that adds features and functionality to the web browser. XPT files are installed in the web browser’s components folder.

.XSIADDON

Softimage Add-on File

What is an XSIADDON file?
Add-on file used by Softimage, a 3D character animation and effects application; contains plug-in functionality as well as help documentation and information for adding toolbars and menus; used for packaging and distributing add-ons.

.ZLB

Form•Z Symbol Library File

What is a ZLB file?
File used by form•Z, an application used for 3D surface modeling; contains a symbol library of reusable drafting items, such as buildings, trees, furniture, cars, or other objects; enables symbols to be exported and imported with the software.

.ZPI

Zipped File

What is a ZPI file?
Zip file created using Zip compression, but with a renamed file extension; commonly used to rename a .ZIP file extension for an email attachment in order to pass through an email filter.

.ZXP

Extension Manager Package

What is a ZXP file?
A ZXP file is an extension that adds additional capabilities to an Adobe software program, such as Adobe Photoshop or Adobe After Effects. Previously, ZXP files could be installed using Adobe Extension Manager. However, you must now install ZXP files using the Unified Plugin Installer Agent (UPIA) command-line tool included with the Adobe Creative Cloud desktop application.

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