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File Type 1Adobe Photoshop Plug-in

DeveloperAdobe Systems
Popularity
3.7 (18 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryPlugin Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

What is a PLUGIN file?

A PLUGIN file is a plugin used by Photoshop, an image-editing application. The file stores content that extends the functionality of the default Photoshop application and is often used for adding image effects and filters, or support for a new raster image format.

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Several preinstalled PLUGIN files are stored in Photoshop installations within the Plug-ins directory.

NOTE: Plugins may be created and sold by third-party developers.

Programs that open PLUGIN files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Adobe Photoshop CC 2015
Mac OS X LogoMac
Adobe Photoshop CC 2015
Updated 3/23/2016

File Type 2Mac OS X Plugin

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
3.2 (10 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryPlugin Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

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

What is a PLUGIN file?

A PLUGIN file is a plugin that adds additional features or hardware support to programs in Mac OS X. It is often installed in a folder within the main Library folder, which includes the /Library/Internet Plug-Ins and Library/Printers/[Manufacturer] locations.

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Plugin files may also be installed with various Mac OS X applications. These plugins are typically stored within the corresponding application folder.

Programs that open PLUGIN files
Mac OS X LogoMac
Apple QuickTime Player
Apple Safari
Mozilla Firefox
Updated 5/10/2016