COVSYM file format description
Many people share .covsym files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .covsym file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .covsym files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.covsym - Gumshoe Coverage Symbols Data
The COVSYM data files are related to Gumshoe. The COVSYM file is a Gumshoe Coverage Symbols Data. Gumshoe is a toolset for integrating code coverage into the workflow between developers and testers by providing real-time feedback on the code coverage of code changed by a developer. The Gumshoe seems to be no longer supported.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .covsym file extension. Even harmful programs can create .covsym files. Be especially cautious with .covsym files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .covsym 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.
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