Settings Files

Settings files store settings for the operating system and applications. These files are not meant to be opened by the user, but are modified by the corresponding application when the program preferences are changed. Settings files may also be called preference files or configuraton files.

Common settings file extensions include .INI, .CFG, and .PRF.

Extension File Type Popularity
.GXTGrand Theft Auto Text File
.GODOTGodot Engine Project
.STBAutoCAD Plot Style Table File
.STYLESketchUp Style
.MYCOLORSStardock MyColors Theme File
.COPRESETCapture One Preset File
.FLWFusion Flow File
.EQPMathType Preferences
.SKZSuperKaramba Theme
.VITALVital Synthesizer Preset
.OFFICEUIMicrosoft Office UI Customization File
.SETSettings File
.AUXLaTeX Auxiliary File
.ALXBlackBerry Application Loader XML File
.DSDAutoCAD Drawing Set Description File
.PMPAutoCAD Plot Model Parameter File
.SIFWindows Setup Information File
.SBVYouTube Captions File
.CNFMySQL Configuration File
.ISSInno Setup Script
.THEMEPACKWindows 7 Theme Pack
.OSSMicrosoft Outlook Saved Search File
.VQCVirtual CD Quick Copy File
.HD3DHome Design 3D Project
.NSXAppStudio Project
.IRSAdobe Save For Web Settings
.SETTINGSVisual Studio Settings File
.CFGCelestia Configuration File
.CFGCitrix Server Connection File
.TSITraktor Settings File
.BS7Windows 7 Boot Updater Skin
.PKGSymbian Package File
.XUIXbox 360 User Interface File
.SEDIExpress Self Extraction Directive File
.RPROJR Project
.RMSKINRainmeter Skin File
.WCZChameleon Clock Wallpaper File
.FVPFile Viewer Plus Batch Presets File
.LH3DLive Home 3D Project
.CFGConfiguration File
.FXPFX Preset
.PRMParameter File
.XTPAutoCAD Exported Tool Palettes File
.PRFPSETPremiere Pro Filter Preset File
.LRTEMPLATEAdobe Lightroom Template
.UDCXUniversal Data Connection File
.A2THEMEAston 2 Theme File
.ISPIIS Internet Service Provider Settings
.CEXSolidWorks Enterprise PDM Vault Export File
.TSCPROJTechSmith Camtasia Project
.MMRCMADRIX MIDI Remote Configuration
.TPFSPSS Text Wizard Document
.VSSETTINGSVisual Studio Settings File
.OVPNOpenVPN Configuration File
.DINFODivX Temporary Video Info File
.RDPRemote Desktop Configuration File
.MSTWindows Installer Setup Transform File
.CUIAutodesk Custom Workspace File
.VIMVim Settings File
.ASLPhotoshop Style
.ACOAdobe Photoshop Color Swatch File
.BLOBValve Steam Archive
.CUIXAutoCAD Custom User Interface File
.MDSTestComplete Project File
.CFGLightWave Configuration File
.ASEFAdobe Swatch Exchange File
.ATZAston Compiled Theme
.S2MLStarCraft 2 Map Localization File
.DOLPHINVIEWDolphin Folder View Settings File
.BTSEARCHBitTorrent Search Engine File
.AIPAdvanced Installer Project
.MSNHost Blocking File
.LVALogitech Video Effects Avatar File
.MOTRApple Motion Transition Project Template
.3DL3D Lookup Table File
.ICSTInCopy Document Preset File
.M2SMaxthon 2 Browser Skin File
.QSSQt Style Sheet
.IIPInstall Creator Pro Project File
.RLLMicrosoft Resource Library
.TRXPASSOLO Translation List File
.VCPREFNorton Antivirus Preferences File
.TVCTurbo View & Convert Batch Presets File
.BCPBlackMagic Custom Palette
.PROPDESCProperty Description
.THEMicrosoft Plus! Theme File
.ICMImage Color Matching Profile
.MNUAutoCAD Interface Layout File
.L4DCinema 4D Layout
.IHWIN-HEH Timeline Workspace
.CHXAutoCAD Standards Check File
.UISWindowBlinds User Interface Specification
.WALWinamp Modern Skin
.AIUAdvanced Installer Updates Configuration File
.WMEWindows Media Encoder Session File
.PTBPowerToys Settings Backup
.TLOSPSS TableLooks File
.BOOTInstallShield Boot File
.OSDXSearch Connector Description File
.QVPPQlikView Extension Properties Page File
.ZONOmniPage Zone Template File
.QBTHEMEqBittorrent Theme
.QRCQt Resource Collection File
.ATCAutoCAD Tool Catalog File
.FETCHMIRRORFetch Mirror Document
.ADPPAdobe Device Profile Package
.CNFTelnet Configuration File
.C2RWindows Media Center Click-To-Record File
.SKINInstallShield Skin File
.TDESKTOP-THEMETelegram Desktop Theme
.FFXAfter Effects Preset File
.VITALBANKVital Synthesizer Soundbank
.COSTYLECapture One Style File
.LRSMCOLAdobe Lightroom Smart Collection Settings File
.DOKDesktopOK Icons Layout File
.OBTOpenbox Theme File
.DBGVisual FoxPro Debugger Configuration File
.DCLAutoCAD Dialog Definition File
.TSKPocket PC Skin
.QTPQuickTime Preferences
.DCSTAdobe InDesign Document Presets File
.KPLKrita Color Palette
.PROPERTIESJava Properties File
.RPS3ds Max Render Preset Settings
.GIDWindows Help Global Index File
.MSTCorel Presentations Master Template File
.XTREMEWinstep Xtreme Theme Pack
.CONFGeneric Configuration File
.OBIOutlook RSS Subscription File
.XPADDERCONTROLLERXpadder Controller Profile
.ONETOC2Microsoft OneNote Table of Contents
.BINBlackBerry IT Policy File
.CONFUnix Configuration File
.EHIHTTP Injector Config File
.PC3AutoCAD Plotter Configuration File
.LOOKSpeedGrade Look File
.SFOCuteFTP Search File
.MCLWindows Media Center Link File
.PIPOffice Personalized Settings File
.CLGWindows Catalog File
.ATNPhotoshop Actions File
.XDRXML-Data Reduced File
.RCFSonicWALL VPN Configuration File
.SOLFlash Local Shared Object File
.APPLICATIONClickOnce Deployment Manifest File
.INFSetup Information File
.NPV4NapsternetV Configuration File
.PROFILECitrix Application Profile
.CMPWindows Connection Manager Profile
.ICDInstallable Client Driver File
.ISSInstallShield Silent Response File
.DOWNLOADHOSTMSN Download Settings File
.DS_STOREMac OS X Folder Settings File
.ZAPZero Administration Package File
.SETTINGCONTENT-MSWindows Settings File
.CTBAutoCAD Color-Based Plot Style File
.ACVPhotoshop Adjustment Curve
.PSC1Windows PowerShell Console File
.XMSMusic Studio Project
.WFCWindows Wireless Network Settings File
.ODCOffice Data Connection File
.INIWindows Initialization File
.ACROBATSECURITYSETTINGSAdobe Acrobat Security Settings File
.KSFKMPlayer Skin File
.GPSGenePix Settings File
.TMTHEMETextMate Theme File
.PRSource Insight Project
.SCPRESETSSnap Converter Presets File
.UCTUC Browser Theme File
.NKPKontakt Presets File
.MOEFApple Motion Effect Project Template
.CPXOracle ADF Binding Context File
.DICPROOFMicrosoft Dictionary Proofing File
.DSXDAZ Studio XML File
.DIRECTORYKDE Folder View Properties File
.FTEdgecam Feature Template
.APPREF-MSMicrosoft Application Reference File
.PLISTmacOS Property List
.WFPWondershare Filmora Project File
.ACBAdobe Photoshop Color Book File
.VBOXOracle VM VirtualBox Settings File
.RDFResource Description Framework File
.BGIBgInfo Configuration File
.CVAHP System Software Manager Information File
.PSFPhotoshop Proof Settings File
.AVSAvid Project Preferences File
.NP4NetPoint 4 Schedule File
.IPCCiPhone Carrier Bundle
.WMSWindows Media Skin
.DUCKCyberduck Bookmark
.NVPNVivo for Windows Project
.IDPPAdobe InDesign Preflight Profile
.LFOAlchemy Low Frequency Oscillator Presets File
.RDWReal-DRAW Project File
.VMXFVMware Team Member File
.TPARKThemePark Project File
.OPTOptions File
.EFTXOffice 2007 Theme Effect File
.PS1XMLWindows PowerShell Display Configuration File
.INSInternet Settings File
.VMCWindows Virtual Machine Configuration File
.CHLWinFast PVR2 Channel List
.PRFOutlook Profile File
.BLWAdobe Photoshop Black and White Presets File
.BCMXBusiness Contact Manager Customization
.PTFPSP Theme File
.PJSTestComplete Project Suite File
.OPSOffice Profile Settings File
.NPSNatron Node Presets File
.EQFWinamp Equalizer Preset File
.EMMMindMaple Map
.FCCForms Credential Collector File
.VNCVNC Configuration File
.BKSNTBackup Settings File
.FDLaTeX Font Definition File
.WMZWindows Media Player Skin Package
.ACTAdobe Color Table File
.ENSEndNote Style File
.KBD3ds Max Keyboard Shortcuts File
.MOFManaged Object Format File
.A2MTS-AudioToMIDI Settings File
.WVEWondershare Filmora Project File
.QXWQ Light Controller+ Workspace File
.GMWGlobal Mapper Workspace File
.ENZEndNote Connection File
.VPSVirtual CD Copy Template
.WSZWinamp Classic Skin
.PROPSVisual Studio Project Property File
.MOTIApple Motion Title Project Template
.PREFPreferences File
.RULESETVisual Studio Code Analysis Rule Set File
.GPLGIMP Palette
.CSKINCD Art Display Skin File
.MLKMasterCook Look File
.MSMWindows Installer Merge Module
.ICURSORFXiCursor Effect File
.WCXRemoteApp and Desktop Connections Configuration File
.ALVAdobe Photoshop Levels File
.EPPEditPad Pro Project
.SPPSubstance Painter Project
.EXPORTEDUIMicrosoft Office Exported UI Customization File
.HWTHuawei EMUI Theme
.VPHVirtualPhotographer Custom Settings
.OEMOEM Setup File
.MXSPainter Color Mixer Pad
.DXPDexpot Profile File
.ZPIPDF Converter Index File
.TSZTrillian Skin
.DR5Dramatica Story Expert Project
.GTPGNOME Theme Package File
.SZWinamp Classic Skin Download
.CSPLANSPSS Sampling Plan File
.VUEFoxPro 2.x View Settings
.FATZinf Theme File
.VLTVLC Media Player Skin File
.CSFAdobe Color Settings File
.KYSAdobe Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts File
.TDFTitle Definition Format File
.SMTSamsung Theme File
.PALPainter Custom Palettes File
.CPGESRI Code Page File
.RTSRoyal TS Remote Connection File
.SLTMozilla User Profile Folder
.FMTFoxPro Format File
.ICACitrix ICA File
.POLICYJava Policy Implementation File
.BAUApache OpenOffice AutoText File
.SW2Softwrap License File
.VSPROPSVisual Studio Project Property File
.SSL2Sunlight ScanLibrary 2 File
.SYNW-PROJSynWrite Project
.PRXWindows Media Profile File
.LVFLogitech Video Effects File
.PIEGlovePIE Controller Script
.DARDVD Architect Project
.RPKRadLight Media Player Skin
.GWSGeoMedia GeoWorkspace File
.FLSTAdobe InDesign Flattener Presets File
.STARTUPINFOE-Prime 2.0 Startup Info File
.ACWWindows Accessibility Wizard File
.EWPRJUltiboard Layout Project
.PMCPerformance Monitor Counter File
.UTZUIQ Theme Package
.ARSAfter Effects Render Settings File
.PMJPegasus Mail Configuration File
.STEDreamweaver Site Settings File
.XSTWebSphere Query Template
.SQDConfiguration Settings File
.PRFDirector Preferences File
.OTZOpenLP Theme File
.GRDPhotoshop Gradient File
.INISymbian OS Configuration File
.ASPAdobe Color Separation Setup File
.KEYKeyboard Definition File
.ASEAdobe Swatch Exchange File
.FCFirstClass Settings File
.ICCICC Profile
.REGRegistration Information File
.NGRRGuitar Rig Preset
.MPTMicrosoft Project Template
.HIDSony Ericsson Remote Configuration
.ALLJava RMI Policy File
.P2MPhotoWorks Appearance File
.CDTCorelDRAW Template (Legacy)
.CAMPWCS Color Appearance Model Profile File
.PGPAutoCAD Program Parameters File
.MNSAutoCAD Interface Settings File
.NETDynagen Network Topology File
.XPLLcdStudio Playlist File
.MTFMotorola Theme File
.MOTNApple Motion Generator Project Template
.STORYISTTHEMEStoryist Application Theme File
.JKMJAWS Key Map File
.VMCXVirtual Machine Shell Information File
.HTHyperTerminal Session File
.DDFDiamond Directive File
.VIMRCVim Runtime Configuration File
.SSSWindowBlinds Substyle File
.DCPAdobe DNG Camera Profile
.JDFAdobe Acrobat Job Definition File
.COMPFusion Composition File
.AXTAdobe Photoshop Extract File
.PDPPalo Alto Software Plan Component File
.DSWVisual C++ 6 Workspace File
.THEMEGTK Theme Index File
.JWSJava Workspace Settings File
.SLSoftware License File
.THMXOffice 2007 Theme File
.SCRIBEVideoScribe Project
.FMPAutoCAD Font Map File
.UPFMicroStation User Preferences File
.AVEAvid User File
.OMSHP Printer Substrate Presets Package File
.NVCNikon Vignette Correction File
.SKIMotorola Phone Skin File
.FRAMESxScope Frames File
.MAILHOSTMSN Mailhost Settings File
.MATERIALRigs of Rods Texture Reference File
.CURSORKDE Plasma Custom Cursor Specification
.NPFXNorton Internet Security Firewall Settings File
.NJINero Job Information File
.KCBKindle Create Book File
.SRSOutlook Send/Receive Settings File
.DVTCOLORTHEMEXcode Color Theme File
.JSON.CRYPT14WhatsApp Backup Settings
.CPTMCaptivate Theme File
.ATHAlienware AlienFX Theme File
.WCValve Hammer Configuration File
.HMEWindows Mobile Theme File
.MGKImageMagick Configuration File
.MSKNMediaMonkey Skin File
.STTSPSS Table Template
.RWSTYLERapidWeaver Style File
.EUMEnterprise User Monitor Configuration File
.NWVDragon NaturallySpeaking User Archive
.TSMTwinCAT System Manager Configuration File
.IKMPIK Multimedia Preset FIle
.WIFWeaving Interchange Format File
.FBTABBYY FineReader Document Options File
.NDCPersonal Communications Settings File
.VTPRStudio Store Visualizer Project
.PIOPro Tools I/O Settings File
.SLBKSmart Launcher Home Screen Backup
.GAGenetic Art Image Parameters
.LCCCapture One Lens Cast Correction File
.MCWMonitor Calibration Wizard File
.EXE4JExe4j Configuration File
.T3DTicTacTi Advertisement Definition File
.IXdtSearch Index File
.PHBPhtotoBase Album File
.SPFSlingplayer Favorites File
.SXIEShareX Image Effect File
.AHLeMule Metadata File
.RADCitrix Rapid Application Delivery File
.TVTEMPLATEmimoLive Template
.PCTLKaspersky Parental Control Settings File
.SNAGTHEMESnagit Theme
.OVERLAYStreamlabs Desktop Overlay
.NCFGArcGIS Explorer Configuration File
.BITPIMBitPim Configuration File
.VCOMPSV-Comp Setup File
.PPKGWindows Provisioning Package
.PXBPixelmator Brush File
.WF4Wordfast Project
.AHUAdobe Photoshop HSL File
.FLMPSTFL Studio Mobile Plug-in Preset
.BOXPainter Custom Toolbox File
.WSBWindows Sandbox Configuration
.COSCapture One Settings File
.ONCOpen Network Configuration
.RDOXerox Rawster Document Object File
.CHROMAEFFECTSSynapse 3 Chroma Configuration
.CMATEControllerMate File
.GROWLTICKETGrowl Notification File
.EQLMathType Settings
.OTPUOrigin Unicode Graph Template
.TRKFinale Track-to-Staff Mapping File
.INIGravis UltraSound Bank Setup File
.MMPSymbian Project Specification File
.XLBMicrosoft Excel Toolbar Settings File
.FTPQUOTAFtpquota File
.ARGAutoCAD Profile
.QATMicrosoft Office Quick Access Toolbar File
.PRFQuarkXPress Preferences File
.NDQuickBooks Network Data File
.GINGEMS Engine Control Unit File
.ITTIconTweaker Theme File
.USERPROFILENorton AntiVirus User Profile File
.TERMINALTerminal Settings File
.TTSToolBook Translation System File
.ACBAutoCAD Color Book File
.DTSCONFIGSSIS Package Configuration File
.DRMCubase Drum Map File
.WORKBibble Work Queue File
.XURXbox 360 Binary User Interface File
.AHSAdobe Halftone Screen File
.ZPFForm•Z Preferences File
.TYPEIT4METypeIt4Me Clippings File
.SCHStrater Scheme File
.ASKAbleton Live Skin
.ASWACDSee Slideshow Wizard File
.IAFOutlook Internet Account File
.SKNAvant Browser Skin File
.CTBODYFITTINGCrazyTalk Animator Actor Fitting File
.MXSKINMaxthon Skin File
.VBX6SETTINGSVirusBarrier X6 Settings File
.SGTSPSS Chart Template
.SPJSPSS Production Job File
.TWCTTWin Configuration File
.JOYCryENGINE Facial Editor Joystick File
.DBBSkype User Information File
.STDPROMT Translator Document
.KDSKD Player Skin File
.SKNSymbian OS Skin File
.AMSAdobe Monitor Setup File
.IITInstall Creator Project File
.AWCAVActiveWorlds Custom Avatar File
.BRGProjectWise User Settings File
.GTKRCGTK+ Theme File
.FWTFacetWin Configuration File
.AOMAfter Effects Output Module
.ASTAdobe Color Separations Table
.PRO5TEMPLATEProPresenter 5 Template
.CDRTCorelDRAW Template
.XTODVDConvertXtoDVD Project File
.RFQRoboForm SearchCard File
.RCTVisual Studio Resource Template
.CPFCab Provisioning Format File
.DSFDramatica Pro Project
.CPRAdobe Captivate Preferences File
.FTHFileMaker Theme File
.VMXCubase Mixer Settings File
.SNXPISnoop Workspace File
.VMPLVMware Policy File
.LOPMasterCook Layout File
.PSPPhotoshop Preferences File
.GCSXMicrosoft Office SmartArt Color File
.CSAPLANSPSS Analysis Plan File
.GQSXMicrosoft Office SmartArt Styles File
.MMDCMediaMonkey Device Configuration File
.SSLSunlight ScanLibrary File
.XVMVMware Console Configuration File
.QFNokia Maps Version File
.SPFXSqueeze Presets File
.LIGHTKEYPROJLightkey Project
.DEFTJuice Grinder Defaults File
.DUNDial Up Network File
.PDADJPhotoDirector Preset File
.MPDCONFMusic Player Daemon File
.ZONCollection Building Custom Zone File
.PXGPixelmator Gradient File
.MASKSpeedGrade Color Mask File
.CYBERDUCKLICENSECyberduck Donation Key
.CYBERDUCKPROFILECyberduck Connection Profile
.PSYThe Psychedelic Screen Saver Settings File
.WZCONFIGWinZip Configuration File
.MOBIRISEMobirise Project File Configuration File
.DXLSDashXL Skin Set File
.GVIMRCGVim Runtime Configuration File
.ABSTurboZIP Auto Compress Script
.LXSOPTLiquid XML Studio Project Options File
.BCPBatch Compiler Preset File
.QVTQlikView Theme File
.LYTXcalibur Layout File
.IKFINTUS Keyboard File
.BLTAIM Buddy List
.GPSGOM Player Skin File
.PROFIMAILProfiMail Settings File
.EXPSonicWALL Preference File
.RASKINPLACERaskin Place Layout File
.CPSCaptivate Styles File
.PMLPyre Properties File
.CLRCryptLoad Router Information File
.FNCFrogans Player Network Certificate
.MSWPainter Color Mixer Swatches

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