.PID File Extension

2 file types use the .pid file extension.

Process ID File

Developer N/A
3.8  |  34 Votes

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 or reference PID files

Included with OS

Creative Driver File

Developer Creative
3.3  |  11 Votes

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 or reference PID files

Used by Creative hardware devices

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