ID file format description

Many people often share .id files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .id files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .id files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .id files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .id file format.

4 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.id - Lotus Notes User ID File

The ID data files are related to Lotus Notes. The ID file is a Lotus Notes User ID file. Lotus Notes is the "classic" client for accessing the Domino/Notes server and processing e-mail, appointments, contacts and much more.

Application:Lotus Notes
Category:Data files
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Lotus Notes User ID File related extensions:

  • evi Echoview Index File
  • tac ActiCalc Data
  • yls YuleLog Data
  • vgs VoiceGuide Script
  • flb FileMaker Pro Label Data
  • xc3 Cast3D 3D Scene Data

.id - SimCity 4 Channel Identification Data

The ID game data files are related to SimCity 4. The ID file is a SimCity 4 Channel Identification Data. SimCity 4 (SC4) is a city-building, urban planning simulation computer game.

Application:SimCity 4
Category:Game Data files
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SimCity 4 Channel Identification Data related extensions:

  • itp Bioware Palette Data
  • odu The Suffering: Ties That Bind Game ODU Data
  • u8 Mario Kart Wii U8 Archive
  • bme BeatMania Song
  • ggpk Path of Exile Game Data
  • arena Quake 3 Arena Game Data

.id - AOL Instant Messenger Buddy Icon

The ID data files are related to AOL Instant Messenger. The ID file is an AOL Instant Messenger Buddy Icon. AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) is an advertisement-supported proprietary instant messaging and presence computer program which uses the OSCAR instant messaging protocol and the TOC protocol to allow registered users to communicate in real time.

Application:AOL Instant Messenger
Category:Data files
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AOL Instant Messenger Buddy Icon related extensions:

  • vdic LastBit Password Recovery Dictionary
  • gwt SpaceStat Generalized Weights Format Data
  • st4i SampleTank 4 Instruments Data
  • fpsurvey Microsoft Frontpage Survey Data
  • wk3 Source Insight Workspace Data
  • bcx Beam-Report Standard Definition Data

.id - AMD SimNow Product Data

The ID data files are related to AMD SimNow. The ID file is an AMD SimNow Product Data. The AMD SimNow simulator is an AMD64 technology-compatible x86 platform simulator for AMD's family of processors.

Application:AMD SimNow
Category:Data files
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AMD SimNow Product Data related extensions:

  • data Analysis Studio Data
  • tdh Borland Turbo Debugger Help Data
  • dct NCH DialDictate Dictation Data
  • bpd BizInt Smart Charts for Patents Data Transfer Format Data
  • rwmt ReliaSoft Weibull++ MT Data
  • ncak1 NI Audio Kontrol 1 Template

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .id file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .id extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .id files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .id files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .id 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 an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .id file

To set the .id file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set .id file association. Many applications can open .id files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .id file extension is often given incorrectly

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

di, ic, ie, if, ir, is, iv, iw, ix, jd, kd, ld, od, ud

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .id filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .id:

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

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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