INDEX file format description

Many people often share .index 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 .index files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .index files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .index files.

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

7 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.index - General Index File

The INDEX file is a General Index File.

Category:Other files
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General Index File related extensions:

  • 8be Adobe PhotoDeluxe Plug-in
  • hio HOOPS HIO Conponent
  • kmm K-Meleon Macro Module
  • aplp Audials One Plug-in Package
  • vprog Akai VIP Program
  • qsf Micrografx Designer QuickSilver Graphic Plugin

.index - MySQL Binlog Index Data

The INDEX data files are related to MySQL Server. The INDEX file is a MySQL Binlog Index Data. This file contains the names of all used binary log files.

Application:MySQL Server
Category:Data files
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MySQL Binlog Index Data related extensions:

  • kdo Kudo Image Browser Data
  • acrodata Adobe Acrobat Data File
  • 4dv 4D View Ultrasound Data
  • kvl Knit Visualizer Library
  • fraw Autodesk Softimage FCurves RAW Data
  • pt9 PADS Layout Library Part Type Data

.index - DICT Index File

The INDEX data files are related to DICT. The INDEX file is a DICT Index File. DICT is a dictionary network protocol created by the DICT Development Group. The standard dictd server made by the DICT Development Group uses a special DICT file format. Dictionaries in the standard DICT file format are made up of two files, a .index file and a .dict file (or if compressed).

Category:Data files
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DICT Index File related extensions:

  • dict DICT Data File

.index - WOW! Diagnostic Index Data

The INDEX data files are related to WOW! Diagnostic. The INDEX file is a WOW! Diagnostic Index Data. WOW! Diagnostic is a software and hardware solutions for car service and repair.

Application:WOW! Diagnostic
Category:Data files
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WOW! Diagnostic Index Data related extensions:

  • baroc IBM Tivoli Enterprise Console Adapter Description
  • ngf NetSight Generated Format Data
  • mm Matrix Market File
  • eboot PSP Eboot Image
  • db$ dBase Temporary Data
  • lwpp Live Wallpaper for Mac Theme Data

.index - id Tech 6 Index Data

The INDEX game data files are related to Doom 2016. The INDEX file is an id Tech 6 Index Data. Id Tech 6 is a multiplatform game engine developed by id Software.

Application:Doom 2016
Category:Game Data files
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id Tech 6 Index Data related extensions:

  • sgpa Monster Hunter: World SkillGem Parameters Data
  • hull Half-Life Map Collision Hull Data
  • gms GMod Saved Data
  • d2s Diablo 2 Saved Game
  • nkm Mario Kart DS Track Data
  • kpr FIFA World Cup KPR Data

.index - StarCraft Index Data

The INDEX game data files are related to StarCraft. The INDEX file is a StarCraft Index Data. StarCraft is a 1998 military science fiction real-time strategy game published by Blizzard Entertainment.

Category:Game Data files
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StarCraft Index Data related extensions:

  • chk StarCraft Chunk Data
  • cpg StarCraft Campaign Data
  • grp StarCraft Graphics Group Data
  • mlx Starcraft Saved Game
  • rep StarCraft Game Replay
  • scm StarCraft Map

.index - Eclipse IDE Help Index

The INDEX development files are related to Eclipse IDE. The INDEX file is an Eclipse IDE Help Index. The Eclipse IDE is a mature and modular platform for all kinds of software tools.

Application:Eclipse IDE
Category:Development files
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Eclipse IDE Help Index related extensions:

  • wdi WinDev Component Description
  • mdd Database Designer for MySQL Database Diagram
  • cls Visual Basic Class Module
  • img Psion OPL Image
  • pgh PostgreSQL ECPG C Header File
  • pkh Oracle Package Header

Be careful.

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

Can't open a .index 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 .index file

To set the .index 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 .index file association. Many applications can open .index files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .index 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:


Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .index 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 .index:

Operating systems

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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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