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.PID File Extension

2 file types use the .pid file extension.

File Type 1Process ID File

3.9 (32 Votes)
CategoryMisc Files

What is a PID file?

Generic process log, data, or configuration file used on Unix-based systems; typically stores one or more process IDs, which uniquely identify a process in the operating system.

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An example use of a PID file is to log process IDs of a daemon that starts and stops periodically.

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Programs that open PID files
Apple TextEdit
Other text editor
Other text editor
Updated 4/28/2011

File Type 2Creative Driver File

3.0 (8 Votes)
CategorySystem Files

.PID File Association 2

Hardware driver file such as PdtIdMgr.pid, installed by Creative software; typically installed in the \Program Files\Creative\Shared Files\ directory along with other driver files; enables communication with Creative hardware devices, such as sound cards or portable media players like the Creative Zen.

Programs that open PID files
Used by Creative hardware devices
Updated 4/3/2007

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