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
.GODOTGodot Engine Project
.VIMVim Settings File
.DSDAutoCAD Drawing Set Description File
.PMPAutoCAD Plot Model Parameter File
.THEMicrosoft Plus! Theme File
.FVPFile Viewer Plus Batch Presets File
.PC3AutoCAD Plotter Configuration File
.GXTGrand Theft Auto Text File
.MMRCMADRIX MIDI Remote Configuration
.ZONOmniPage Zone Template File
.L4DCinema 4D Layout File
.AUXLaTeX Auxiliary File
.MYCOLORSStardock MyColors Theme File
.SETSettings File
.SKZSuperKaramba Theme
.OSSMicrosoft Outlook Saved Search File
.TSCPROJTechSmith Camtasia Project File
.EQPMathType Preferences
.RPROJR Project
.OBTOpenbox Theme File
.FLWFusion Flow File
.DBGVisual FoxPro Debugger Configuration File
.ALXBlackBerry Application Loader XML File
.ATNPhotoshop Actions File
.STBAutoCAD Plot Style Table File
.STYLESketchUp Style
.CNFMySQL Configuration File
.THEMEPACKWindows 7 Theme Pack
.SBVYouTube Captions File
.PKGSymbian Package File
.OFFICEUIMicrosoft Office UI Customization File
.SETTINGSVisual Studio Settings File
.IRSAdobe Save For Web Settings
.NSXAppStudio Project
.DOLPHINVIEWDolphin Folder View Settings File
.UDCXUniversal Data Connection File
.CFGCelestia Configuration File
.SIFWindows Setup Information File
.BS7Windows 7 Boot Updater Skin
.AVSAVS Preset File
.LRTEMPLATEAdobe Lightroom Template
.CFGCitrix Server Connection File
.MCLWindows Media Center Link File
.BLOBValve Steam Archive
.LH3DLive Home 3D Project
.SEDIExpress Self Extraction Directive File
.A7PAuthorware 7 Project
.RMSKINRainmeter Skin File
.ISSInno Setup Script
.PRMParameter File
.CFGConfiguration File
.TSITraktor Settings File
.WCZChameleon Clock Wallpaper File
.RDPRemote Desktop Configuration File
.BKSNTBackup Settings File
.XTPAutoCAD Exported Tool Palettes File
.MSTWindows Installer Setup Transform File
.TPFSPSS Text Wizard Document
.ASLPhotoshop Style
.A2THEMEAston 2 Theme File
.RPS3ds Max Render Preset Settings
.FXPFX Preset File
.CEXSolidWorks Enterprise PDM Vault Export File
.VSSETTINGSVisual Studio Settings File
.FFXAfter Effects Preset File
.PROPDESCProperty Description
.OVPNOpenVPN Configuration File
.OBIOutlook RSS Subscription File
.ACOAdobe Photoshop Color Swatch File
.SKINInstallShield Skin File
.BOOTInstallShield Boot File
.EXAMPLEExample Configuration File
.CONFUnix Configuration File
.CUIXAutoCAD Custom User Interface File
.MDSTestComplete Project File
.CFGLightWave Configuration File
.UCTUC Browser Theme File
.VITALVital Synthesizer Preset
.ASEFAdobe Swatch Exchange File
.NETDynagen Network Topology File
.IHWIN-HEH Timeline Workspace
.PRFPSETPremiere Pro Effect Preset File
.VITALBANKVital Synthesizer Soundbank
.XUIXbox 360 User Interface File
.MNUAutoCAD Interface Layout File
.NP4NetPoint 4 Schedule File
.ICDInstallable Client Driver File
.ATZAston Compiled Theme
.XMSMusic Studio Project
.VCPREFNorton Antivirus Preferences File
.IIPInstall Creator Pro Project File
.BCPBlackMagic Custom Palette
.AIPAdvanced Installer Project
.QTPQuickTime Preferences File
.CPDXAdobe Captivate Storyboard Project
.KPLKrita Color Palette
.DCSTAdobe InDesign Document Presets File
.LVALogitech Video Effects Avatar File
.MOTRApple Motion Transition Project Template
.UISWindowBlinds User Interface Specification
.DOKDesktopOK Icons Layout File
.RLLMicrosoft Resource Library
.MSNHost Blocking File
.COSTYLECapture One Style File
.M2SMaxthon 2 Browser Skin File
.ICMImage Color Matching Profile
.C2RWindows Media Center Click-To-Record File
.WMSWindows Media Skin
.HD3DHome Design 3D Project
.DICPROOFMicrosoft Dictionary Proofing File
.RNXRealPlayer Settings File
.COPRESETCapture One Preset File
.DINFODivX Temporary Video Info File
.TSKPocket PC Skin
.OSDXSearch Connector Description File
.VMCWindows Virtual Machine Configuration File
.QVPPQlikView Extension Properties Page File
.FETCHMIRRORFetch Mirror Document
.TLOSPSS TableLooks File
.ISPIIS Internet Service Provider Settings
.CNFTelnet Configuration File
.ADPPAdobe Device Profile Package
.NPSNatron Node Presets File
.ICSTInCopy Document Preset File
.LRSMCOLAdobe Lightroom Smart Collection Settings File
.ISSInstallShield Silent Response File
.VQCVirtual CD Quick Copy File
.CONFGeneric Configuration File
.BINBlackBerry IT Policy File
.PROPERTIESJava Properties File
.GIDWindows Help Global Index File
.BTSEARCHBitTorrent Search Engine File
.MSTCorel Presentations Master Template File
.EHIHTTP Injector Config File
.SFOCuteFTP Search File
.XTREMEWinstep Xtreme Theme Pack
.PIPOffice Personalized Settings File
.ZAPZero Administration Package File
.CUIAutodesk Custom Workspace File
.ODCOffice Data Connection File
.DS_STOREMac OS X Folder Settings File
.ONETOC2Microsoft OneNote Table of Contents File
.INFSetup Information File
.DOWNLOADHOSTMSN Download Settings File
.EFTXOffice 2007 Theme Effect File
.CLGWindows Catalog File
.XDRXML-Data Reduced File
.QSSQt Style Sheet
.TRXPASSOLO Translation List File
.RCFSonicWALL VPN Configuration File
.XPADDERCONTROLLERXpadder Controller Profile
.SOLFlash Local Shared Object File
.APPLICATIONClickOnce Deployment Manifest File
.CMPWindows Connection Manager Profile
.CVAHP System Software Manager Information File
.APPREF-MSMicrosoft Application Reference File
.AIUAdvanced Installer Updates Configuration File
.INIWindows Initialization File
.PLISTMac OS X Property List File
.TDFTitle Definition Format File
.ACBAdobe Photoshop Color Book File
.WFCWindows Wireless Network Settings File
.LFOAlchemy Low Frequency Oscillator Presets File
.CHXAutoCAD Standards Check File
.DUCKCyberduck Bookmark
.CTBAutoCAD Color-Based Plot Style File
.PSFPhotoshop Proof Settings File
.OPTOptions File
.ACROBATSECURITYSETTINGSAdobe Acrobat Security Settings File
.WFPWondershare Filmora Project File
.PROFILECitrix Application Profile
.QRCQt Resource Collection File
.ATCAutoCAD Tool Catalog File
.CPXOracle ADF Binding Context File
.DIRECTORYKDE Folder View Properties File
.FTEdgecam Feature Template
.SCPRESETSSnap Converter Presets File
.PRSource Insight Project
.EMMMindMaple Map
.NKPKontakt Presets File
.PS1XMLWindows PowerShell Display Configuration File
.LVFLogitech Video Effects File
.BGIBgInfo Configuration File
.AVSAvid Project Preferences File
.SPPSubstance Painter Project
.PERFMONCFGPerformance Monitor Configuration File
.KSFKMPlayer Skin File
.IDPPAdobe InDesign Preflight Profile
.TPARKThemePark Project File
.TMTHEMETextMate Theme File
.PTFPSP Theme File
.3DL3D Lookup Table File
.VPSVirtual CD Copy Template
.RTSRoyal TS Remote Connection File
.NVPNVivo for Windows Project
.IPCCiPhone Carrier Bundle
.VMXFVMware Team Member File
.PRFOutlook Profile File
.RDFResource Description Framework File
.IPYNBJupyter Notebook
.LOOKSpeedGrade Look File
.CHLWinFast PVR2 Channel List
.ACTAdobe Color Table File
.INSInternet Settings File
.BLWAdobe Photoshop Black and White Presets File
.OPSOffice Profile Settings File
.PJSTestComplete Project Suite File
.BCMXBusiness Contact Manager Customization
.VBOXOracle VM VirtualBox Settings File
.DSXDAZ Studio XML File
.GPSGenePix Settings File
.FCCForms Credential Collector File
.VNCVNC Configuration File
.WVEWondershare Filmora Project File
.ENSEndNote Style File
.FCFirstClass Settings File
.KBD3ds Max Keyboard Shortcuts File
.A2MTS-AudioToMIDI Settings File
.QXWQ Light Controller+ Workspace File
.ZPIPDF Converter Index File
.FATZinf Theme File
.ENZEndNote Connection File
.THEMEComodo Theme File
.CSPLANSPSS Sampling Plan File
.RULESETVisual Studio Code Analysis Rule Set File
.PSC1Windows PowerShell Console File
.PROPSVisual Studio Project Property File
.TTSToolBook Translation System File
.ALVAdobe Photoshop Levels File
.BCSBatch Compiler Specification File
.CDRTCorelDRAW Template
.SZWinamp Classic Skin Download
.VPHVirtualPhotographer Custom Settings
.VUEFoxPro 2.x View Settings
.MXSPainter Color Mixer Pad File
.STARTUPINFOE-Prime 2.0 Startup Info File
.RDWReal-DRAW Project File
.GTPGNOME Theme Package File
.HDTPhotoshop HDR Toning Preset File
.TVCTurbo View & Convert Batch Presets File
.KYSAdobe Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts File
.DR5Dramatica Story Expert Project
.EQFWinamp Equalizer Preset File
.CAMPWCS Color Appearance Model Profile File
.MLKMasterCook Look File
.OEMOEM Setup File
.CSKINCD Art Display Skin File
.WCXRemoteApp and Desktop Connections Configuration File
.MSMWindows Installer Merge Module
.SETTINGCONTENT-MSWindows Settings File
.EXPORTEDUIMicrosoft Office Exported UI Customization File
.WMZWindows Media Player Skin Package
.CSFAdobe Color Settings File
.SLTMozilla User Profile Folder
.FMTFoxPro Format File
.PRFDirector Preferences File
.SLSoftware License File
.JWSJava Workspace Settings File
.VLTVLC Media Player Skin File
.ICACitrix ICA File
.SW2Softwrap License File
.VMXVMware Configuration File
.VSPROPSVisual Studio Project Property File
.IXdtSearch Index File
.BAUApache OpenOffice AutoText File
.PRXWindows Media Profile File
.FDLaTeX Font Definition File
.AIAAdobe Illustrator Action File
.MOFManaged Object Format File
.DCPAdobe DNG Camera Profile
.PIEGlovePIE Controller Script
.ASPAdobe Color Separation Setup File
.THEMEGTK Theme Index File
.PREFPreferences File
.EWPRJUltiboard Layout Project
.COMPFusion Composition File
.FLSTAdobe InDesign Flattener Presets File
.COSCapture One Settings File
.MOEFApple Motion Effect Project Template
.GWSGeoMedia GeoWorkspace File
.XURXbox 360 Binary User Interface File
.ARSAfter Effects Render Settings File
.PALPainter Custom Palettes File
.PHAOL Phone Home Settings File
.MPTMicrosoft Project Template
.RPKRadLight Media Player Skin
.ACVPhotoshop Curves File
.STEDreamweaver Site Settings File
.UTZUIQ Theme Package
.ACWWindows Accessibility Wizard File
.XSTWebSphere Query Template
.MOTIApple Motion Title Project Template
.OTZOpenLP Theme File
.DARDVD Architect Project
.ELMOffice Theme File
.SQDConfiguration Settings File
.GRDPhotoshop Gradient File
.AITAdobe Illustrator Template
.HIDSony Ericsson Remote Settings File
.SMTSamsung Theme File
.KEYKeyboard Definition File
.MNSAutoCAD Interface Settings File
.P2MPhotoWorks Appearance File
.VIMRCVim Runtime Configuration File
.ALLJava RMI Policy File
.MTFMotorola Theme File
.CPGESRI Code Page File
.MOTNApple Motion Generator Project Template
.PMCPerformance Monitor Counter File
.HTHyperTerminal Session File
.VMCXVirtual Machine Shell Information File
.DSWVisual C++ 6 Workspace File
.JKMJAWS Key Map File
.SSSWindowBlinds Substyle File
.JDFAdobe Acrobat Job Definition File
.MATERIALRigs of Rods Texture Reference File
.INISymbian OS Configuration File
.MCWMonitor Calibration Wizard File
.AXTAdobe Photoshop Extract File
.PDPPalo Alto Software Plan Component File
.MMPSymbian Project Specification File
.POLICYJava Policy Implementation File
.FMPAutoCAD Font Map File
.UPFMicroStation User Preferences File
.ASEAdobe Swatch Exchange File
.REGRegistration Information File
.IKMPIK Multimedia Preset FIle
.PIOPro Tools I/O Settings File
.NPFXNorton Internet Security Firewall Settings File
.WCValve Hammer Configuration File
.STTSPSS Table Template
.SRSOutlook Send/Receive Settings File
.NGRRGuitar Rig Preset
.RWSTYLERapidWeaver Style File
.PHBPhtotoBase Album File
.EQLMathType Settings
.XPLLcdStudio Playlist File
.CPTMCaptivate Theme File
.SPFSlingplayer Favorites File
.NJINero Job Information File
.VMTMVMware Team Data File
.NVCNikon Vignette Correction File
.AHLeMule Metadata File
.GMWGlobal Mapper Workspace File
.HMEWindows Mobile Theme File
.DEFTJuice Grinder Defaults File
.RDOXerox Rawster Document Object File
.MAILHOSTMSN Mailhost Settings File
.T3DTicTacTi Advertisement Definition File
.SKIMotorola Phone Skin File
.EUMEnterprise User Monitor Configuration File
.TSMTwinCAT System Manager Configuration File
.KCBKindle Create Book File
.SYNW-PROJSynWrite Project
.NWVDragon NaturallySpeaking User Archive
.DCLAutoCAD Dialog Definition File
.VTPRStudio Store Visualizer Project
.GROWLTICKETGrowl Notification File
.CMATEControllerMate File
.OTPUOrigin Unicode Graph Template
.FRAMESxScope Frames File
.TWCTTWin Configuration File
.ICCICC Profile
.SSL2Sunlight ScanLibrary 2 File
.WMEWindows Media Encoder Session File
.OMSHP Printer Substrate Presets Package File
.XLBMicrosoft Excel Toolbar Settings File
.TVTEMPLATEmimoLive Template
.AHUAdobe Photoshop HSL File
.USERPROFILENorton AntiVirus User Profile File
.THMXOffice 2007 Theme File
.GAGenetic Art Image Parameters
.PCTLKaspersky Parental Control Settings File
.PXBPixelmator Brush File
.S2MLStarCraft 2 Map Localization File
.MSKNMediaMonkey Skin File
.LCCCapture One Lens Cast Correction File
.TSZTrillian Skin File
.BITPIMBitPim Configuration File
.RADCitrix Rapid Application Delivery File
.VCOMPSV-Comp Setup File
.DVTCOLORTHEMEXcode Color Theme File
.ICURSORFXiCursor Effect File
.NDCPersonal Communications Settings File
.FBTABBYY FineReader Document Options File
.NCFGArcGIS Explorer Configuration File
.EXE4JExe4j Configuration File
.DDFDiamond Directive File
.PRFQuarkXPress Preferences File
.FTPQUOTAFtpquota File
.SKNAvant Browser Skin File
.STDPROMT Translator Document
.TERMINALTerminal Settings File
.QATMicrosoft Office Quick Access Toolbar File
.ITTIconTweaker Theme File
.GINGEMS Engine Control Unit File
.PGPAutoCAD Program Parameters File
.ACBAutoCAD Color Book File
.TYPEIT4METypeIt4Me Clippings File
.DRMCubase Drum Map File
.SCRIBEVideoScribe Project
.STORYISTTHEMEStoryist Application Theme File
.AHSAdobe Halftone Screen File
.DTSCONFIGSSIS Package Configuration File
.SCHStrater Scheme File
.CTBODYFITTINGCrazyTalk Animator Actor Fitting File
.JOYCryENGINE Facial Editor Joystick File
.ATHAlienware AlienFX Theme File
.MXSKINMaxthon Skin File
.SGTSPSS Chart Template
.NDQuickBooks Network Data File
.ZPFForm•Z Preferences File
.AVEAvid User File
.INIGravis UltraSound Bank Setup File
.AMSAdobe Monitor Setup File
.ASKAbleton Live Skin File
.KDSKD Player Skin File
.ARGAutoCAD Profile
.AOMAfter Effects Output Module
.AWCAVActiveWorlds Custom Avatar File
.XTODVDConvertXtoDVD Project File
.PRO5TEMPLATEProPresenter 5 Template
.PVSParallels Desktop Configuration File
.IITInstall Creator Project File
.ASTAdobe Color Separations Table
.GTKRCGTK+ Theme File
.FWTFacetWin Configuration File
.PRSBatch & Print Pro Printer Settings File
.IAFOutlook Internet Account File
.PMJPegasus Mail Configuration File
.WIFWeaving Interchange Format File
.BRGProjectWise User Settings File
.MGKImageMagick Configuration File
.RFQRoboForm SearchCard File
.WORKBibble Work Queue File
.DSFDramatica Pro Project
.RESMONCFGResource Monitor Configuration File
.RCTVisual Studio Resource Template
.CPRAdobe Captivate Preferences File
.DBBSkype User Information File
.SNXPISnoop Workspace File
.LOPMasterCook Layout File
.VMPLVMware Policy File
.CGRQuest3D Channel Group File
.ABSTurboZIP Auto Compress Script
.CPFCab Provisioning Format File
.PSPPhotoshop Preferences File
.ASWACDSee Slideshow Wizard File
.FTHFileMaker Theme File
.MOBIRISEMobirise Project File Configuration File
.QFNokia Maps Version File
.GCSXMicrosoft Office SmartArt Color File
.GQSXMicrosoft Office SmartArt Styles File
.DUNDial Up Network File
.SSLSunlight ScanLibrary File
.CSAPLANSPSS Analysis Plan File
.BCPBatch Compiler Preset File
.PDADJPhotoDirector Preset File
.MMDCMediaMonkey Device Configuration File Module Information File
.SPFXSqueeze Presets File
.LXSOPTLiquid XML Studio Project Options File
.VMXCubase Mixer Settings File
.PXGPixelmator Gradient File
.LIGHTKEYPROJLightkey Project
.DXPDexpot Profile File
.DXLSDashXL Skin Set File
.GVIMRCGVim Runtime Configuration File
.PAPERSPainter Paper Texture File
.MASKSpeedGrade Color Mask File
.XVMVMware Console Configuration File
.CYBERDUCKPROFILECyberduck Connection Profile
.WZCONFIGWinZip Configuration File
.PSYThe Psychedelic Screen Saver Settings File
.MPDCONFMusic Player Daemon File
.SCPCFGSuperCard Project Configuration File
.SCACFGSuperCard Application Configuration File
.EXPSonicWALL Preference File
.CPSCaptivate Styles File
.LYTXcalibur Layout File
.IKFINTUS Keyboard File
.QVTQlikView Theme File
.BLTAIM Buddy List
.SKNSymbian OS Skin File
.GPSGOM Player Skin File
.PROFIMAILProfiMail Settings File
.PMLPyre Properties File
.RASKINPLACERaskin Place Layout File
.ZONCollection Building Custom Zone File
.VBX6SETTINGSVirusBarrier X6 Settings File
.SPJSPSS Production Job File
.CLRCryptLoad Router Information File
.FNCFrogans Player Network Certificate
.MSWPainter Color Mixer Swatches File
.CYBERDUCKLICENSECyberduck Donation Key

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