PROPERTIES file format description

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

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

6 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.properties - Java Properties File

The PROPERTIES development files are related to Java Runtime Environment. The PROPERTIES file is a Java Properties file. A properties file is a simple text file. You can create and maintain a properties file with just about any text editor.

Application:Java Runtime Environment
Category:Development files
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Java Properties File related extensions:

  • wsct WinDev Test Scenario
  • sas SAS Program
  • asm Assembly Source Code
  • c Origin C Source Code
  • vsz Visual Studio Wizard
  • magik Magik Source Code

.properties - HSQLDB Configuration

The PROPERTIES configuration files are related to HSQLDB. The PROPERTIES file is an HSQLDB Configuration. HSQLDB (HyperSQL DataBase) is an SQL relational database system written in Java.

Category:Configuration files
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HSQLDB Configuration related extensions:

  • oar HSQLDB Database

.properties - LinkAssistant Properties Data

The PROPERTIES data files are related to LinkAssistant. The PROPERTIES file is a LinkAssistant Properties Data. LinkAssistant is a desktop email finder software that scrapes email addresses from sites along with associated domains. The LinkAssistant seems to be no longer supported.

Category:Data files
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LinkAssistant Properties Data related extensions:

  • owt OneWorldTree Data
  • 3fk Bemio Froud-Krylof Data
  • kmcobj Kinemac Sprite Object
  • vnscene EdgeFX Scene Data
  • altv QuickView Help Data
  • sit PTC Creo Site Parameter Data

.properties - WOW! Diagnostic Properties Data

The PROPERTIES data files are related to WOW! Diagnostic. The PROPERTIES file is a WOW! Diagnostic Properties 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 Properties Data related extensions:

  • acl Microsoft Office AutoCorrect List
  • vhdr BrainVision Analyzer Header Data
  • osa JD Edwards EnterpriseOne OSA File
  • sda Smart Diary Suite Contacts Data
  • rss 3DCS Sensitivity Results Data
  • fxi Casio fx-9860G Interface Format Data

.properties - Mozilla Firefox Properties Data

The PROPERTIES configuration files are related to Mozilla Firefox. The PROPERTIES file is a Mozilla Firefox Properties Data. Mozilla Firefox is a free and open-source web browser developed by the Mozilla Corporation.

Application:Mozilla Firefox
Category:Configuration files
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Mozilla Firefox Properties Data related extensions:

  • spm Spektrum DX8 Transmitter Settings File
  • vmpl VMware ACE Virtual Machine Policy File
  • krc Mouse and Key Recorder Macro Data
  • zzp MultiView Configurable Pop-up Menu
  • bsxp BIMSens Project Configuration Data
  • hotkeys 3D-Coat Hotkeys Settings Data

.properties - Minecraft Properties Data

The PROPERTIES game data files are related to Minecraft. The PROPERTIES file is a Minecraft Properties Data. Minecraft is a sandbox video game developed by the Swedish video game developer Mojang Studios.

Category:Game Data files
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Minecraft Properties Data related extensions:

  • bo2 Minecraft BO2 Object
  • bo3 Minecraft BO3 Object
  • dat Minecraft Game Data
  • dat_mcr Minecraft Level Data Backup
  • dat_new Minecraft New Level Data Backup
  • dat_old Minecraft Old Level Data Backup

Be careful.

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

Can't open a .properties 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 .properties file

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

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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