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C file format description

Many people share .c files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .c file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .c files.

4 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.c - C Source Code

The C development files are related to Microsoft Visual Studio. C file is a C Source Code. The C programming language is a standardized imperative computer programming language developed in the early 1970s by Dennis Ritchie for use on the Unix operating system.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Development files
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C Source Code related extensions:
MegaZeux Board Data
MegaZeux World
Twig Template
F2PY Signature File
Microsoft Frontpage Website Template

.c - Lite-C Script

The C development files are related to Lite-C. C file is an Lite-C Script. Lite-C is a programming language for multimedia applications and personal computer games, using a syntax subset of the C language with some elements of the C++ language.

Development files
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Lite-C Script related extensions:
Transaction Application Language Source Code
Nasal Script
JavaCC Data
Turbo Pascal Protected Mode Unit
CA-Clipper Prelinked Library
Visual CCScript Script

.c - XLIFF Localisation Data

The C data files are related to Open Language Tools. C file is an XLIFF Localisation Data. XLIFF (XML Localisation Interchange File Format) is an XML-based format created to standardize localization. The Open Language Tools seems to be no longer supported.

Open Language Tools
Data files
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XLIFF Localisation Data related extensions:
RSIGuard RSIScript Data
3ds Max Rich Pixel Format Data
Commonspace Structure Data
Strand 300 Lighting Console Show Data
Canvas Duotone Data
WorkShelf Theme

.c - Origin C Source Code

The C development files are related to Origin. C file is an Origin C Source Code. Origin is a graphing and data analysis software package that provides a suite of features catering to the needs of scientists and engineers.

Development files
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Origin C Source Code related extensions:
Origin Configuration File
Origin Sample Curve Data
Origin Fitting Function Definition File
Origin Code Builder Object
Origin Encrypted C Source Code
Origin Dialog Theme Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .c file extension. Even harmful programs can create .c files. Be especially cautious with .c files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .c 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.

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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