APPIMAGE file format description
Many people share .appimage files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .appimage file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .appimage files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.appimage - AppImage Image
The APPIMAGE other files are related to AppImageKit. APPIMAGE file is an AppImage Image. AppImage is a format for distributing portable software on Linux without needing superuser permissions to install the application.
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- AppImage Image related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .appimage file extension. Even harmful programs can create .appimage files. Be especially cautious with .appimage files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .appimage 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 a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
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