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File Type 1Temporary File

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
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Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryBackup 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 TMP file?

A TMP file is a temporary file created automatically by a software program that usually serves as a backup or cache file. It is sometimes created as an invisible file and is often deleted when the program is closed. The file may also be called a "temp file."

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Often a temp file is comprised of raw data which is used as an intermediary step in the process of converting the content from one format to another.

Programs that open TMP files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Microsoft Word 2016
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mac OS X LogoMac
Microsoft Word 2016
Apple Safari
Mozilla Firefox
Updated 5/24/2016

File Type 2Finale Temporary File

DeveloperMakeMusic
Popularity
3.6 (38 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryBackup Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

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

Definition

File created by Finale, a music notation program for instruments, vocals, and more; contains backup data for the document you're working on; acts similar to a cache file; exists only while you're working in Finale and deleted when the program is closed; cannot be opened manually.

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NOTE: You cannot manually create a TMP file in Finale and you'll most likely never see one.

Programs that open TMP files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
MakeMusic Finale
Mac OS X LogoMac
MakeMusic Finale
Updated 11/19/2013