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PERF file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.perf - Linux Perf Data

The PERF development files are related to Linux Kernel Perf. PERF file is a Linux Perf Data. Perf is a profiler tool for Linux 2.6+ based systems that abstracts away CPU hardware differences in Linux performance measurements and presents a simple commandline interface.

Linux Kernel Perf
Development files
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Linux Perf Data related extensions:
NSIS Script File
NSIS Header
Neko Source Code
Neko Bytecode
Object Linking and Embedding Data
Microsoft DirectInput Force Feedback Effect

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

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

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

erf, pef, per, pref, prf

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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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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