COVERAGE file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.coverage - Visual Studio Code Coverage Data

The COVERAGE development files are related to Microsoft Visual Studio. The COVERAGE file is a Visual Studio Code Coverage Data. Microsoft Visual Studio is a feature rich development environment used to develop computer software for operating systems, websites, applications, services and mobile apps.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Development files
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Visual Studio Code Coverage Data related extensions:
Flowgorithm Color Scheme Data
Clojure Extensible Data Notation File
SharpDevelop Control Library
SYNETSIM QuickBasic Source Code
MSSQL-to-Oracle Profile Description Data
Turbo Debugger for Windows Session-state Settings

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

Can't open a .coverage 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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