CONTRAPTION file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.contraption - Bad Piggies Contraption Data

The CONTRAPTION game data files are related to Bad Piggies. The CONTRAPTION file is a Bad Piggies Contraption Data. Bad Piggies is a puzzle video game developed by Rovio Entertainment.

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

Can't open a .contraption 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 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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