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.PREF File Extension

2 file types use the .pref file extension.

File Type 1Preferences File

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Popularity
3.3 (12 Votes)
CategorySettings Files
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What is a PREF file?

Settings file used by various applications; often used as an application support file that contains program preferences such as program defaults or other user specified application preferences; uses the generic extension ".pref," which is short for "preferences."

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Example programs that use PREF files include GTKRadiant (local.pref), Wings 3D, and Amazon's Kindle e-Reader software (reader.pref).

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Programs that open PREF files
Windows
Referenced by various programs
Updated 12/22/2011

File Type 2Macintosh Preferences File

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Popularity
3.0 (5 Votes)
CategorySettings Files
FormatN/A

.PREF File Association 2

Generic settings file used by Mac OS X applications; saves settings and user preferences for an application; may be saved with the application in the installation directory.

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NOTE: Mac OS X user preferences in the [user]/Library/Preferences/ directory use the .PLIST format for preferences.

Programs that open PREF files
Mac
Referenced by various programs
Updated 8/11/2011

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