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.OUT File Extension

File Type 1Compiled Executable File

3.3 (7 Votes)
CategoryExecutable Files


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

What is a OUT file?

Executable file created by various source code compilers; may store executable code or shared libraries; often named a.out; largely replaced by the newer COFF (Common Object File Format) format.

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Programs that open OUT files
Updated 4/27/2011

File Type 2Output File

2.9 (11 Votes)
CategoryData Files


This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

.OUT File Association 2

Generic output file created by various programs; typically contains text that has been dumped from a batch process or a custom program as a log; may be analyzed to debug or understand the execution behavior of a program.

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OUT files may also be used to collect data that has been dumped from a program to standard out.

Programs that open OUT files
Updated 2/8/2010

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