Missing_File

How to open a file with .UNKNOWN extension?

File Type : [None]
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

You'll need a new app to open this .UNKNOWN file

Searching for the right program to open .UNKNOWN files?

"You'll need a new app to open this file" is probably the most common error faced by millions of Windows users every day. This is either because the program required to open a file is not available on your system or there may be other issues.

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What is .UNKNOWN file extension?

Unknown Windows file that does not have a file association; may have an ".unknown" extension to serve as a placeholder for the file's correct extension. If you have a file with either no extension or an ".unknown" extension, you can try to view the contents of the file by opening the file with a text editor. However, if the file is saved in a binary format, a text editor will not display the file's contents correctly. If you believe you know what the file type is, you may try changing the extension to the appropriate suffix and then attempt to open the file.
You can see a list of software programs here on www.easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open UNKNOWNfiles:

  • Original program that created the file