MET file format description
Many people share .met files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .met file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .met files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.met - Presentation Manager Metafile
MET file is a Presentation Manager Metafile. Presentation Manager was the name given to the Graphical User Interface (GUI) which IBM and Microsoft introduced in version 1.1 of their operating system OS/2 in 1988.
- Other files
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- Presentation Manager Metafile related extensions:
.met - OmniPage Document
The MET document files are related to OmniPage. MET file is an OmniPage Document. OmniPage is a powerful OCR (Optical Character Recognition) application.
- Document files
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- OmniPage Document related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .met file extension. Even harmful programs can create .met files. Be especially cautious with .met files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .met 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 .met file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
jet, mt, mrt, net, emt, mte, mst, mer, meg, me, m3t, et, mwt, meh, mef
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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