256 file format description
Many people often share .256 files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .256 files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .256 files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .256 files.
Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .256 file format.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.256 - Descent Palette Data
The 256 game data files are related to Descent. The 256 file is a Descent Palette Data. Descent is a 3D first-person shooter video game developed by Parallax Software and released by Interplay Entertainment Corp. in 1995.
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Descent Palette Data related extensions:
- aut Descent Manager Data
- blk Descent Mission Builder Block
- hmp Descent MIDI Audio Data
- hog Descent Mission File
- msn Descent Mission Data
- pig Descent Data
.iff - Commodore Amiga Interchange File Format Bitmap
The IFF graphic files are related to Recoil. The IFF file is a Commodore Amiga Interchange File Format Bitmap. The Amiga is a family of personal computers introduced by Commodore in 1985. Hold-And-Modify (HAM) is a screenmode of the Commodore Amiga computer with 4096 colors.
Commodore Amiga Interchange File Format Bitmap related extensions:
It is important to understand that the .256 file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .256 extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .256 files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .256 files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.
Can't open a .256 file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize an extension, you receive the following message:
Select an app to open this .256 file
To set the .256 file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps
- Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
- In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
- Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
- Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
- Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
- Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
- Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
- After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.
It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set .256 file association. Many applications can open .256 files without requiring any specific file association to be set.
The .256 file extension is often given incorrectly
Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.
These misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
There is a possibility that the .256 filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.
Filename extensions similar to .256:
- 265 HEVC/H.265 HM-10 Video
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