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File TypeWindows Memory Dump

DeveloperMicrosoft
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CategorySystem Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

What is a DMP file?

A DMP file is a file that contains data "dumped" from a program's memory space. It is often created when a program has an error or crashes and may also be saved by the program "Savedump.exe" on the first reboot after a crash. The file is usually named "Memory.dmp."

More Information

Windows memory dump files may be used for troubleshooting system errors and other problems. However, they can take up a significant amount of space and may often be deleted.

Programs that open DMP files
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Windows Debug Tools
Windows Kernel Debug
Microsoft Visual Studio 2015
Microsoft Dumpflop utility
Updated 5/10/2016