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
.SETSettings File
.VITALVital Synthesizer Preset
.KPLKrita Color Palette
.FLWFusion Flow File
.VSTPRESETVST3 Preset File
.DCLAutoCAD Dialog Definition File
.OFFICEUIMicrosoft Office UI Customization File
.EQPMathType Preferences
.COPRESETCapture One Preset File
.SKZSuperKaramba Theme
.AUXLaTeX Auxiliary File
.ALXBlackBerry Application Loader XML File
.DSDAutoCAD Drawing Set Description File
.SIFWindows Setup Information File
.CNFMySQL Configuration File
.THEMEPACKWindows 7 Theme Pack
.ISSInno Setup Script
.HD3DHome Design 3D Project
.VQCVirtual CD Quick Copy File
.IRSAdobe Save For Web Settings
.NSXAppStudio Project
.OSSMicrosoft Outlook Saved Search File
.SETTINGSVisual Studio Settings File
.CFGCelestia Configuration File
.SBVYouTube Captions File
.CFGCitrix Server Connection File
.BS7Windows 7 Boot Updater Skin
.TSITraktor Settings File
.PKGSymbian Package File
.RMSKINRainmeter Skin File
.SEDIExpress Self Extraction Directive File
.XUIXbox 360 User Interface File
.RPROJR Project
.PRFPSETPremiere Pro Filter Preset File
.LH3DLive Home 3D Project
.FVPFile Viewer Plus Batch Presets File
.WCZChameleon Clock Wallpaper File
.FXPFX Preset
.CFGConfiguration File
.PRMParameter File
.TSKPocket PC Skin
.XTPAutoCAD Exported Tool Palettes File
.L4DCinema 4D Layout
.SKINASP.NET Skin File
.LRTEMPLATEAdobe Lightroom Template
.UDCXUniversal Data Connection File
.A2THEMEAston 2 Theme File
.TSCPROJTechSmith Camtasia Project
.ISPIIS Internet Service Provider Settings
.CEXSolidWorks Enterprise PDM Vault Export File
.TPFSPSS Text Wizard Document
.VSSETTINGSVisual Studio Settings File
.OVPNOpenVPN Configuration File
.NRINero ISO CD Compilation File
.QSSQt Style Sheet
.DINFODivX Temporary Video Info File
.RDPRemote Desktop Configuration File
.CUIAutodesk Custom Workspace File
.ASLPhotoshop Style
.MSTWindows Installer Setup Transform File
.ACOAdobe Photoshop Color Swatch File
.MMRCMADRIX MIDI Remote Configuration
.CUIXAutoCAD Custom User Interface File
.MDSTestComplete Project File
.CFGLightWave Configuration File
.QTPQuickTime Preferences
.ASEFAdobe Swatch Exchange File
.ICMImage Color Matching Profile
.DOLPHINVIEWDolphin Folder View Settings File
.BLOBValve Steam Archive
.OTPUOrigin Unicode Graph Template
.UISWindowBlinds User Interface Specification
.AIUAdvanced Installer Updates Configuration File
.ZONOmniPage Zone Template File
.WALWinamp Modern Skin
.SKINInstallShield Skin File
.BCPBlackMagic Custom Palette
.VTPRStudio Store Visualizer Project
.CNFTelnet Configuration File
.M2SMaxthon 2 Browser Skin File
.BOOTInstallShield Boot File
.MSNHost Blocking File
.ATZAston Compiled Theme
.WMEWindows Media Encoder Session File
.ADPPAdobe Device Profile Package
.IHWIN-HEH Timeline Workspace
.PROPDESCProperty Description
.C2RWindows Media Center Click-To-Record File
.DCSTAdobe InDesign Document Presets File
.RLLMicrosoft Resource Library
.ICSTInCopy Document Preset File
.QRCQt Resource Collection File
.MNUAutoCAD Interface Layout File
.OBTOpenbox Theme File
.COSTYLECapture One Style File
.AIPAdvanced Installer Project
.LVALogitech Video Effects Avatar File
.BTSEARCHBitTorrent Search Engine File
.LRSMCOLAdobe Lightroom Smart Collection Settings File
.S2MLStarCraft 2 Map Localization File
.PRSource Insight Project
.FETCHMIRRORFetch Mirror Document
.ONETOC2Microsoft OneNote Table of Contents
.CHXAutoCAD Standards Check File
.ATCAutoCAD Tool Catalog File
.3DL3D Lookup Table File
.OSDXSearch Connector Description File
.QBTHEMEqBittorrent Theme
.TRXPASSOLO Translation List File
.DBGVisual FoxPro Debugger Configuration File
.VITALBANKVital Synthesizer Soundbank
.DOKDesktopOK Icons Layout File
.QVPPQlikView Extension Properties Page File
.PTBPowerToys Settings Backup
.VCPREFNorton Antivirus Preferences File
.IIPInstall Creator Pro Project File
.THEMicrosoft Plus! Theme File
.MOTRApple Motion Transition Project Template
.TLOSPSS TableLooks File
.TDESKTOP-THEMETelegram Desktop Theme
.PROPERTIESJava Properties File
.RPS3ds Max Render Preset Settings
.GIDWindows Help Global Index File
.MSTCorel Presentations Master Template File
.FFXAfter Effects Preset File
.XTREMEWinstep Xtreme Theme Pack
.VIMVim Settings File
.CONFGeneric Configuration File
.PROFILECitrix Application Profile
.XPADDERCONTROLLERXpadder Controller Profile
.OBIOutlook RSS Subscription File
.APPLICATIONClickOnce Deployment Manifest File
.CONFUnix Configuration File
.EHIHTTP Injector Config File
.BINBlackBerry IT Policy File
.LOOKSpeedGrade Look File
.PC3AutoCAD Plotter Configuration File
.SFOCuteFTP Search File
.MCLWindows Media Center Link File
.NPV4NapsternetV Configuration File
.CLGWindows Catalog File
.PIPOffice Personalized Settings File
.ATNPhotoshop Actions File
.RCFSonicWALL VPN Configuration File
.XDRXML-Data Reduced File
.SOLFlash Local Shared Object File
.INFSetup Information File
.PMPAutoCAD Plot Model Parameter File
.DOWNLOADHOSTMSN Download Settings File
.ISSInstallShield Silent Response File
.ZAPZero Administration Package File
.KSFKMPlayer Skin File
.XMSMusic Studio Project
.ACVPhotoshop Adjustment Curve
.PSC1Windows PowerShell Console File
.FTPFlashFXP XML File
.INIWindows Initialization File
.ODCOffice Data Connection File
.WFCWindows Wireless Network Settings File
.DS_STOREMac OS X Folder Settings File
.ACROBATSECURITYSETTINGSAdobe Acrobat Security Settings File
.SCPRESETSSnap Converter Presets File
.NKPKontakt Presets File
.UCTUC Browser Theme File
.FTEdgecam Feature Template
.GPSGenePix Settings File
.MOEFApple Motion Effect Project Template
.DICPROOFMicrosoft Dictionary Proofing File
.CPXOracle ADF Binding Context File
.TMTHEMETextMate Theme File
.DIRECTORYKDE Folder View Properties File
.APPREF-MSMicrosoft Application Reference File
.DSXDAZ Studio XML File
.EMMMindMaple Map
.PLISTmacOS Property List
.OEMOEM Setup File
.ICDInstallable Client Driver File
.CTBAutoCAD Color-Based Plot Style File
.SETTINGCONTENT-MSWindows Settings File
.FDLaTeX Font Definition File
.VBOXOracle VM VirtualBox Settings File
.RDFResource Description Framework File
.BGIBgInfo Configuration File
.CMPWindows Connection Manager Profile
.CVAHP System Software Manager Information File
.PSFPhotoshop Proof Settings File
.VMXFVMware Team Member File
.TPARKThemePark Project File
.WMSWindows Media Skin
.RDWReal-DRAW Project File
.LFOAlchemy Low Frequency Oscillator Presets File
.IPCCiPhone Carrier Bundle
.DUCKCyberduck Bookmark
.IDPPAdobe InDesign Preflight Profile
.AVSAvid Project Preferences File
.NP4NetPoint 4 Schedule File
.NVPNVivo for Windows Project
.WFPWondershare Filmora Project File
.OPTOptions File
.KYSAdobe Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts File
.VMCWindows Virtual Machine Configuration File
.INSInternet Settings File
.PS1XMLWindows PowerShell Display Configuration File
.CHLWinFast PVR2 Channel List
.PRFOutlook Profile File
.OPSOffice Profile Settings File
.BLWAdobe Photoshop Black and White Presets File
.NPSNatron Node Presets File
.EQFWinamp Equalizer Preset File
.BCMXBusiness Contact Manager Customization
.MSMWindows Installer Merge Module
.PTFPSP Theme File
.PJSTestComplete Project Suite File
.EFTXOffice 2007 Theme Effect File
.WMZWindows Media Player Skin Package
.VNCVNC Configuration File
.FCCForms Credential Collector File
.ACTAdobe Color Table File
.ENSEndNote Style File
.BKSNTBackup Settings File
.ACBAdobe Photoshop Color Book File
.KBD3ds Max Keyboard Shortcuts File
.MOFManaged Object Format File
.A2MTS-AudioToMIDI Settings File
.WVEWondershare Filmora Project File
.GTPGNOME Theme Package File
.SZWinamp Classic Skin Download
.MLKMasterCook Look File
.DR5Dramatica Story Expert Project
.GMWGlobal Mapper Workspace File
.MXSPainter Color Mixer Pad
.ALVAdobe Photoshop Levels File
.VPHVirtualPhotographer Custom Settings
.RULESETVisual Studio Code Analysis Rule Set File
.VUEFoxPro 2.x View Settings
.DXPDexpot Profile File
.VPSVirtual CD Copy Template
.ENZEndNote Connection File
.TSZTrillian Skin
.PREFPreferences File
.PROPSVisual Studio Project Property File
.ZPIPDF Converter Index File
.SPPSubstance Painter Project
.EPPEditPad Pro Project
.WCXRemoteApp and Desktop Connections Configuration File
.GPLGIMP Palette
.CSPLANSPSS Sampling Plan File
.EXPORTEDUIMicrosoft Office Exported UI Customization File
.CSKINCD Art Display Skin File
.QXWQ Light Controller+ Workspace File
.MOTIApple Motion Title Project Template
.ICURSORFXiCursor Effect File
.FATZinf Theme File
.CSFAdobe Color Settings File
.SMTSamsung Theme File
.TDFTitle Definition Format File
.VLTVLC Media Player Skin File
.WSZWinamp Classic Skin
.FCFirstClass Settings File
.PALPainter Custom Palettes File
.CPGESRI Code Page File
.SLTMozilla User Profile Folder
.ICACitrix ICA File
.JSON.CRYPT14WhatsApp Backup Settings
.FMTFoxPro Format File
.POLICYJava Policy Implementation File
.NGRRGuitar Rig Preset
.SYNW-PROJSynWrite Project
.BAUApache OpenOffice AutoText File
.SSL2Sunlight ScanLibrary 2 File
.SW2Softwrap License File
.VSPROPSVisual Studio Project Property File
.MCWMonitor Calibration Wizard File
.PGPAutoCAD Program Parameters File
.PRXWindows Media Profile File
.LVFLogitech Video Effects File
.PIEGlovePIE Controller Script
.ICCICC Profile
.GTKRCGTK+ Theme File
.SQDConfiguration Settings File
.EWPRJUltiboard Layout Project
.DARDVD Architect Project
.XSTWebSphere Query Template
.FLSTAdobe InDesign Flattener Presets File
.STARTUPINFOE-Prime 2.0 Startup Info File
.ACWWindows Accessibility Wizard File
.OTZOpenLP Theme File
.ARSAfter Effects Render Settings File
.STEDreamweaver Site Settings File
.UTZUIQ Theme Package
.PRFDirector Preferences File
.GWSGeoMedia GeoWorkspace File
.GRDPhotoshop Gradient File
.PMJPegasus Mail Configuration File
.INISymbian OS Configuration File
.ASPAdobe Color Separation Setup File
.ASEAdobe Swatch Exchange File
.KEYKeyboard Definition File
.RTSRoyal TS Remote Connection File
.RPKRadLight Media Player Skin
.ALLJava RMI Policy File
.HIDSony Ericsson Remote Configuration
.MPTMicrosoft Project Template
.CDTCorelDRAW Template (Legacy)
.P2MPhotoWorks Appearance File
.NETDynagen Network Topology File
.XPLLcdStudio Playlist File
.MNSAutoCAD Interface Settings File
.CAMPWCS Color Appearance Model Profile File
.MTFMotorola Theme File
.REGRegistration Information File
.XLBMicrosoft Excel Toolbar Settings File
.MOTNApple Motion Generator Project Template
.DDFDiamond Directive File
.VIMRCVim Runtime Configuration File
.HTHyperTerminal Session File
.VMCXVirtual Machine Shell Information File
.STORYISTTHEMEStoryist Application Theme File
.JKMJAWS Key Map File
.SSSWindowBlinds Substyle File
.DCPAdobe DNG Camera Profile
.JDFAdobe Acrobat Job Definition File
.AXTAdobe Photoshop Extract File
.PMCPerformance Monitor Counter File
.COMPFusion Composition File
.DSWVisual C++ 6 Workspace File
.PDPPalo Alto Software Plan Component File
.THMXOffice 2007 Theme
.SCRIBEVideoScribe Project
.THEMEGTK Theme Index File
.SLSoftware License File
.JWSJava Workspace Settings File
.FMPAutoCAD Font Map File
.UPFMicroStation User Preferences File
.PIOPro Tools I/O Settings File
.MSKNMediaMonkey Skin File
.CMATEControllerMate File
.SKIMotorola Phone Skin File
.BOXPainter Custom Toolbox File
.NWVDragon NaturallySpeaking User Archive
.TSMTwinCAT System Manager Configuration File
.NDCPersonal Communications Settings File
.ATHAlienware AlienFX Theme File
.IKMPIK Multimedia Preset FIle
.OMSHP Printer Substrate Presets Package File
.AHLeMule Metadata File
.MAILHOSTMSN Mailhost Settings File
.BITPIMBitPim Configuration File
.RWSTYLERapidWeaver Style File
.PCTLKaspersky Parental Control Settings File
.WIFWeaving Interchange Format File
.HMEWindows Mobile Theme File
.FBTABBYY FineReader Document Options File
.STTSPSS Table Template
.GAGenetic Art Image Parameters
.EQLMathType Settings
.OVERLAYStreamlabs Desktop Overlay
.FLMPSTFL Studio Mobile Plug-in Preset
.T3DTicTacTi Advertisement Definition File
.IXdtSearch Index File
.PHBPhtotoBase Album File
.COSCapture One Settings File
.RDOXerox Rawster Document Object File
.FRAMESxScope Frames File
.NVCNikon Vignette Correction File
.MATERIALRigs of Rods Texture Reference File
.NPFXNorton Internet Security Firewall Settings File
.TRKFinale Track-to-Staff Mapping File
.SNAGTHEMESnagit Theme
.CPTMCaptivate Theme File
.SLBKSmart Launcher Home Screen Backup
.WF4Wordfast Project
.SXIEShareX Image Effect File
.ONCOpen Network Configuration
.LCCCapture One Lens Cast Correction File
.PPKGWindows Provisioning Package
.EV3ELEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Experiment
.HWTHuawei EMUI Theme
.XSOSDProgDVB Skin
.CHROMAEFFECTSSynapse 3 Chroma Configuration
.CURSORKDE Plasma Custom Cursor Specification
.EXE4JExe4j Configuration File
.KCBKindle Create Book File
.SPFSlingplayer Favorites File
.MGKImageMagick Configuration File
.AHUAdobe Photoshop HSL File
.NJINero Job Information File
.DVTCOLORTHEMEXcode Color Theme File
.WCValve Hammer Configuration File
.WSBWindows Sandbox Configuration
.NCFGArcGIS Explorer Configuration File
.VCOMPSV-Comp Setup File
.PXBPixelmator Brush File
.TVTEMPLATEmimoLive Template
.RADCitrix Rapid Application Delivery File
.EUMEnterprise User Monitor Configuration File
.GROWLTICKETGrowl Notification File
.INIGravis UltraSound Bank Setup File
.AVEAvid User File
.MMPSymbian Project Specification File
.MPHPhotostory Deluxe Project
.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
.TVCTurbo View & Convert Batch Presets File
.USERPROFILENorton AntiVirus User Profile File
.TERMINALTerminal Settings File
.ZPFForm•Z Preferences File
.TYPEIT4METypeIt4Me Clippings File
.DTSCONFIGSSIS Package Configuration File
.WORKBibble Work Queue File
.DRMCubase Drum Map File
.XURXbox 360 Binary User Interface File
.TTSToolBook Translation System File
.AHSAdobe Halftone Screen File
.SRSOutlook Send/Receive Settings File
.SCHStrater Scheme File
.ASWACDSee Slideshow Wizard File
.IAFOutlook Internet Account File
.TWCTTWin Configuration File
.SGTSPSS Chart Template
.MXSKINMaxthon Skin File
.SPJSPSS Production Job File
.JOYCryENGINE Facial Editor Joystick File
.VBX6SETTINGSVirusBarrier X6 Settings File
.STDPROMT Translator Document
.KDSKD Player Skin File
.SKNSymbian OS Skin File
.AMSAdobe Monitor Setup File
.AWCAVActiveWorlds Custom Avatar File
.AOMAfter Effects Output Module
.CDRTCorelDRAW Template
.BRGProjectWise User Settings File
.RFQRoboForm SearchCard File
.ASTAdobe Color Separations Table
.PRO5TEMPLATEProPresenter 5 Template
.FWTFacetWin Configuration File
.XTODVDConvertXtoDVD Project File
.IITInstall Creator Project File
.CPFCab Provisioning Format File
.RCTVisual Studio Resource Template
.ACBAutoCAD Color Book File
.DSFDramatica Pro Project
.VMXCubase Mixer Settings File
.FTHFileMaker Theme File
.CPRAdobe Captivate Preferences File
.SNXPISnoop Workspace File
.VMPLVMware Policy File
.LOPMasterCook Layout File
.PSPPhotoshop Preferences File
.DXLSDashXL Skin Set File
.MPDCONFMusic Player Daemon File
.GCSXMicrosoft Office SmartArt Color File
.GQSXMicrosoft Office SmartArt Styles File
.MMDCMediaMonkey Device Configuration File
.LXSOPTLiquid XML Studio Project Options File
.SSLSunlight ScanLibrary File
.PXGPixelmator Gradient File
.MCATTRIBUTESMinecraft Attributes File
.BCPBatch Compiler Preset File
.PDADJPhotoDirector Preset File
.ZONCollection Building Custom Zone File
.DEFTJuice Grinder Defaults File
.DUNDial Up Network File
.PSYThe Psychedelic Screen Saver Settings File
.XVMVMware Console Configuration File
.SPFXSqueeze Presets File
.CYBERDUCKPROFILECyberduck Connection Profile
.WZCONFIGWinZip Configuration File
.QFNokia Maps Version File
.GVIMRCGVim Runtime Configuration File
.MASKSpeedGrade Color Mask File
.ABSTurboZIP Auto Compress Script
.LIGHTKEYPROJLightkey Project
.MOBIRISEMobirise Project File
.CSAPLANSPSS Analysis Plan File
.CYBERDUCKLICENSECyberduck Donation Key
.XCUOpenOffice.org Configuration File
.IKFINTUS Keyboard File
.QVTQlikView Theme File
.BLTAIM Buddy List
.GPSGOM Player Skin File
.PROFIMAILProfiMail Settings File
.EXPSonicWALL Preference File
.LYTXcalibur Layout File
.RASKINPLACERaskin Place Layout File
.PMLPyre Properties File
.CPSCaptivate Styles File
.CLRCryptLoad Router Information File
.MSWPainter Color Mixer Swatches
.FNCFrogans Player Network Certificate

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