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.PIT File Extension

File Type 1Samsung Phone Firmware File

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CategorySystem Files


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

What is a PIT file?

Firmware file used by some Android-based Samsung mobile phones, including Samsung Galaxy series phones; is part of the firmware that is flashed onto the device from the manufacturer; sometimes used by homebrew users, but not meant to be manually edited.

More Information

PIT files contain the partition information table (PIT) for the phone. Different firmware versions may use different partition layouts, but the specific configuration on each phone is handled by the manufacturer.

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Programs that open PIT files
Google Android
Updated 2/21/2012

File Type 2PackIt Compressed Archive

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CategoryCompressed Files


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

.PIT File Association 2

One of the original Macintosh file compression formats; now obsolete and has been replaced by more advanced compression algorithms, such as Zip (.ZIP) and Stuffit (.SIT) compression.

Programs that open PIT files
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe for Windows
The Unarchiver
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 16
Updated 9/5/2008

.PIT Extension Information

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