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.CONTACT File Extension

File TypeWindows Contact File

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CategoryData Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is a CONTACT file?

Contact file created by Windows Contacts, a built-in contact management program included with Windows Vista and Windows 7; contains information about a person or organization, including name, picture, email address, phone number, home and work addresses, professional titles, and family members; located in the Windows "Contacts" folder for each Windows user.

More Information

Contact files are named using their "Full Name" field, e.g. contact with Full Name "John Doe" is stored in the file "John Doe.contact." The contact picture is displayed as the file icon in Windows.

Contact files are automatically referenced by the built-in Windows Mail email program.

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Programs that open CONTACT files
Microsoft Windows Contacts
Microsoft Windows Live Mail
Microsoft Windows Mail
Updated 12/18/2009

.CONTACT Extension Information

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