CNF file format description

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

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

6 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cnf - Origin Configuration File

The CNF configuration files are related to Origin. The CNF file is an Origin Configuration File. Origin is a software application with tools for data analysis, publication-quality graphing, and programming.

Category:Configuration files
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Origin Configuration File related extensions:

  • c Origin C Source Code
  • cuv Origin Sample Curve Data
  • fdf Origin Fitting Function Definition File
  • ocb Origin Code Builder Object
  • ocz Origin Encrypted C Source Code
  • odt Origin Dialog Theme Data

.cnf - Lotus 1-2-3 Configuration Data

The CNF configuration files are related to Lotus 1-2-3. The CNF file is a Lotus 1-2-3 Configuration Data. Lotus 1-2-3 is a spreadsheet program designed for IBM-compatible personal computers by Lotus Corporation in 1982.

Application:Lotus 1-2-3
Category:Configuration files
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Lotus 1-2-3 Configuration Data related extensions:

  • sscs Saropa Smart Copy Script
  • xiu Chiasmus Configuration
  • jvi Java Versant Interface Configuration
  • qdr Q-Dir Configuration
  • avastconfig Avast Antivirus Configuration Data
  • kbn TeamSpeak Keybinding

.cnf - IR Prognosis Static Configuration

The CNF configuration files are related to IR Prognosis. The CNF file is an IR Prognosis Static Configuration. IR Prognosis is a comprehensive way for organisations to simplify their IT network with an end-to-end service management solution.

Application:IR Prognosis
Category:Configuration files
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IR Prognosis Static Configuration related extensions:

  • gml NetRemote XML-based Configuration Data
  • frc Mandelbrot Explorer Color Settings
  • emacs Emacs Lisp User Init
  • mpcf MarketPlace Pro Configuration
  • q2 WinAMP Equalizer Auto-load Presets
  • csl CineStyle Color Lookup Settings

.cnf - MySQL Server Configuration

The CNF configuration files are related to MySQL. The CNF file is a MySQL Server Configuration. MySQL is a freely available open source Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) that uses Structured Query Language (SQL).

Category:Configuration files
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MySQL Server Configuration related extensions:

  • arm MySQL Archive Storage Engine Metadata
  • arz MySQL Archive Storage Engine Data
  • con MySQL SQL Constraints Script
  • frm MySQL Server Database Format Data
  • ibd MySQL InnoDB Tablespace
  • ibz MySQL InnoDB Database Table Compressed Backup

.cnf - KiSS Configuration Data

The CNF game data files are related to KiSS Viewer. The CNF file is a KiSS Configuration Data. Kisekae Set System (KiSS) is a blending of art with computers originally designed to allow creation of virtual paper dolls.

Application:KiSS Viewer
Category:Game Data files
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KiSS Configuration Data related extensions:

  • alo Star Wars: Empire at War Game Model
  • sndshd id Tech 4 Sound Shader
  • vfn Stronghold 3 Game Data
  • nw GraalOnline Level Data
  • entries RuneScape Entries Data
  • dcz iDance Character Model

.cfg - General Configuration

The CNF file is a General Configuration.

Category:Configuration files
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Aliases:cf, cnf, con, conf, config, pref, prefs, settings

General Configuration related extensions:

  • qop Autodesk 3D Studio MAX Quad Options
  • gdm GNOME Display Manager Configuration
  • jdw BlackBerry JDE Workspace
  • vis FDS Imaging Software HW Configuration
  • xgs XACT Global Settings
  • ssh OpenSSH Configuration Data

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .cnf file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .cnf extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .cnf files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .cnf files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .cnf 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 .cnf file

To set the .cnf file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. 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.
  8. 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 .cnf file association. Many applications can open .cnf files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .cnf 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:

cbf, cf, cfn, cgf, chf, cmf, cn, cnb, cnc, cnd, cne, cng, cnr, cnt, cnv

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .cnf 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 .cnf:

Operating systems

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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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