DEVHELP file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.devhelp - KDevelop DevHelp Documentation

The DEVHELP data files are related to KDevelop. The DEVHELP file is a KDevelop DevHelp Documentation. KDevelop is a free, open source IDE (Integrated Development Environment) for Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD, Max OS X and other Unix flavors.

Data files
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KDevelop DevHelp Documentation related extensions:
KDevelop Dialog Box
KDevelop Project
KDevelop Session Data
KDevelop Persistent Code Store

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

Can't open a .devhelp 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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