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COW file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cow - Cowsay Data

COW file is a Cowsay Data. Cowsay is a program that generates ASCII pictures of a cow with a message.

.cow file format description:
COW format description not yet available
Data files
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Cowsay Data related links:
Cowsay Data related extensions:
Active Safety System Internal Log
PeerGuardian 2 List
Abaqus/Explicit Output Database
Abaqus/Explicit State Data
Dewesoft 7 Data
TS-Doctor Cuts Data

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

Can't open a .cow 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.

The .cow file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ciw, sow, ocw, cw, cos, cod, co, ckw, vow, ow, fow, cpw, coe, coa, clw

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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