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.CONTACT File Extension

File TypeWindows Contact File

DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
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CategoryData Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

What is a CONTACT file?

Contact file created by Windows Contacts, a built-in contact management program included with Windows Vista and Windows 7; contains information about a person or organization, including name, picture, email address, phone number, home and work addresses, professional titles, and family members; located in the Windows "Contacts" folder for each Windows user.

More Information

Contact files are named using their "Full Name" field, e.g. contact with Full Name "John Doe" is stored in the file "John Doe.contact." The contact picture is displayed as the file icon in Windows.

Contact files are automatically referenced by the built-in Windows Mail email program.

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Programs that open CONTACT files
Updated 12/18/2009

About CONTACT Files

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