COF file format description
Many people share .cof files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .cof file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .cof files.
3 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.cof - Common Object File
COF file is a Common Object File. The Common Object File Format (COFF) is a specification of a format for executable, object code, and shared library computer files used on Unix systems.
- Development files
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- Common Object File related extensions:
.cof - MPLAB IDE COF File
The COF development files are related to MPLAB. COF file is a MPLAB IDE COF File. The MPLAB X IDE is the new graphical, integrated debugging tool set for all of Microchip's more than 800 8-bit, 16-bit and 32-bit MCUs and digital signal controllers, and memory devices.
.cof - LightCycler v4 Coefficient Data
The COF data files are related to LightCycler. COF file is a LightCycler v4 Coefficient Data. The LightCycler is a plate-based real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification and detection platform which monitors the amplification of a targeted DNA molecule during the PCR.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .cof file extension. Even harmful programs can create .cof files. Be especially cautious with .cof files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .cof 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.
The .cof file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
cf, cfo, cif, ckf, clf, co, cob, coc, cod, coe, cog, cor, cot, cov, cpf
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- BibExcel Co-occurrence Document
- Crystallographic Information File
- Microsoft C Compiler Output
- ReSOF Compressed Archive
- Trimble Corrected SSF
- BlackBerry COD Archive
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