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IDEA file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.idea - Adobe Ideas Document

The IDEA document files are related to Adobe Ideas. IDEA file is an Adobe Ideas Document. Adobe Ideas is a simple application that enables you to create vector graphics on your iOS or Android tablet.

Adobe Ideas
Document files
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Adobe Ideas Document related extensions:
Adobe Persuasion v3 Presentation
Adobe Acrobat Spelling Dictionary
Adobe Acrobat Batch Sequence
Adobe Photoshop File Info
Adesso Cyberpad Handwriting Document
Act! Word Processor Document

.idea - IntelliJ IDEA Metadata

The IDEA development files are related to IntelliJ IDEA. IDEA file is an IntelliJ IDEA Metadata. IntelliJ IDEA is a commercial Java IDE by JetBrains.

IntelliJ IDEA
Development files
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IntelliJ IDEA Metadata related extensions:
Borland C++ Builder Data
Visual C++ Inline Function File
Visual C++ Exception Console Template
WDK Driver Test Manager Log
Visual C++ Syntax Coloring Data
ATP Assembler Source Code

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

Can't open a .idea 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 .idea file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

dea, ida, ide, iea

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Internet Data Administration Script
Autodesk Inventor iFeature File
ideCAD Project
Sophos Anti-Virus Virus Identity Data
GTA 4 Item Definition Data
Drug Enforcement Administration Data

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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