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.PAD File Extension

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File TypeACT! Database Pointer File

DeveloperThe Sage Group
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CategoryMisc Files


File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.


Shortcut file used by the ACT! customer relationship management (CRM) software; contains a pointer to the actual ACT! database files, which are stored in .ADF and .ALF files; often used as a desktop shortcut for opening the database.

More Information

PAD files are pointers to an ACT! database, not the database itself. Therefore, they do not contain customer relationship data.

NOTE: Sage ACT! became Swiftpage Act! in 2013.

Programs that open PAD files
Swiftpage Act!
Updated 7/9/2015

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