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TWAIN file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.twain - Adobe Acrobat TWAIN 1.8 Specification Data

The TWAIN data files are related to Adobe Acrobat. TWAIN file is an Adobe Acrobat TWAIN 1.8 Specification Data. Adobe Acrobat is a software developed by Adobe Systems that allows users to create, edit, view and print PDF files.

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Adobe Acrobat TWAIN 1.8 Specification Data related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .twain file extension. Even harmful programs can create .twain files. Be especially cautious with .twain files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .twain 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.

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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