Opening 5 files

Did your computer fail to open a 5 file? We explain what 5 files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your 5 files.

What is a 5 file?

The .5 file extension is used for an audio file format, which was created by Ubisoft Entertainment S.A. for one of their computer game products. Popularly known as Salt Lake City game music files, these 5 files are also classified as game data files. Older versions of the Salt Lake Winter Olympics computer game use these .5 files.

These 5 files contain audio data that is used in version 2002 and older of the Salt Lake Winter Olympics video game. This software was also created by Ubisoft Entertainment S.A. This video game was designed for Windows PCs, and these .5 files are normally stored in the same directory where this software is installed.

It's recommended to leave these .5 files alone. These are not meant to be opened. These 5 files are used internally by Salt Lake Winter Olympics 2002 and older.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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