FLATPAKREF file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.flatpakref - Linux Flatpak Package Description

The FLATPAKREF data files are related to Flatpak. The FLATPAKREF file is a Linux Flatpak Package Description. Flatpak is a utility for software deployment and package management for Linux.

Data files
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Linux Flatpak Package Description related extensions:
Linux Flatpak Application Bundle
Linux Flatpak Repository Data

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

Can't open a .flatpakref 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

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