DUMP file format description
Many people share .dump files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dump file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dump files.
3 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.dump - Library Symbols Data
The DUMP development files are related to OpenOffice.org. DUMP file is a Library Symbols Data. DUMP file contains Library Symbols data in OpenOffice.org source code.
- Development files
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- Library Symbols Data related extensions:
.dump - CodeWarrior Dump Data
The DUMP development files are related to CodeWarrior. DUMP file is a CodeWarrior Dump Data. CodeWarrior is an integrated development environment (IDE) for the creation of software that runs on a number of embedded systems.
- Development files
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- CodeWarrior Dump Data related extensions:
.dump - BreakPad Crash Log Data
The DUMP data files are related to Breakpad. DUMP file is a BreakPad Crash Log Data. Breakpad is a set of client and server components which implement a crash-reporting system.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .dump file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dump files. Be especially cautious with .dump files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .dump 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.
The .dump file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
dmp, dum, dup, ump
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- PDP-10 Core Dump
- Windows Memory Dump
- DB/TextWorks Exported Records File
- Depiction Element Definition Data
- CODESYS Device User Management Data
- SkyView User Waypoints File
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