$01 File Type- The quick facts
What are $01 files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a $01 file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is a $01 file?
The .$01 file extension is most commonly associated with DOS pipe files. These files contain text files that can be "piped" by a DOS application. They are often used to debug software programs. The files are saved in text format.
How to open $01 files
Important: Different programs may use files with the $01 file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your $01 file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
We have not yet verified any programs for Windows that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
Last updated: December 5, 2010
Suggest another file format using extension $01
While we know of one file format using the .$01 file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .$01 file.