CHANGES file format description

Many people often share .changes 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 .changes files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .changes files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .changes files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .changes file format.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.changes - Squeak Changes Data

The CHANGES development files are related to Squeak. The CHANGES file is a Squeak Changes Data. Squeak is a tightly integrated software development environment for live software construction using the object-oriented programming language Smalltalk.

Development files
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Squeak Changes Data related extensions:
Squeak Image
Squeak MORPH Data
Squeak Project
Squeak Archive
Squeak Object
Squeak Source Code

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

Can't open a .changes 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

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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