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UID file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.uid - IBM VoiceType User Data

The UID data files are related to IBM VoiceType. UID file is an IBM VoiceType User Data. IBM's VoiceType is a speech recognition system that analyses spoken words and instantly turn them into text on a PC. The IBM VoiceType seems to be no longer supported.

IBM VoiceType
Data files
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IBM VoiceType User Data related extensions:
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Sidewinder Game Voice Settings

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

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

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

hid, id, iid, kid, ud, udi, ui, uic, uif, uir, uis, uix, uld

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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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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