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.README File Extension

File TypeReadme File

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What is a README file?

Text document referred to as a "readme file;" contains important information about the installation or usage a of certain software program or software update; may be included with a software installer or installed with an application.

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Programs that open README files
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Updated 1/19/2009

About README Files

Our goal is to help you understand what a file with a *.readme suffix is and how to open it.

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