CACHE File Type

- The quick facts

What are CACHE files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CACHE 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 CACHE file?

CACHE files have multiple uses, and Cache is one of them.

Cache File

The .cache file extension is used to store cache information for various Internet browsers. Sometimes, a CACHE file can be used to pull up an image of a cached website when the user's computer is not connected to the Internet. For example, when a user chooses to save a website using their Internet browser, the website page will then be cached on the user's computer, and the user will not have to access the Internet to access the information on that web page.

Other applications, such as image editing programs, also use the .cache file extension to speed up the loading times of recently-viewed application files.

You usually do not need to edit or view these files, as they only contain information usable by the software program that uses them.

Last updated: June 22, 2022

More file formats using the CACHE extension

Through our research of CACHE files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • WinUAE Configuration Cache

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of CACHE files. Remember, different programs may use CACHE files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

jetAudiojetAudioUser submitted
Picasa Photo ViewerPicasa Photo ViewerUser submitted
RealPlayerRealPlayerUser submitted
KMPlayerKMPlayerUser submitted
Adobe PhotoshopAdobe PhotoshopUser submitted
Photo GalleryPhoto GalleryUser submitted
OpenOffice.org BaseOpenOffice.org BaseUser submitted
File Type AssistantFile Type AssistantUser submitted

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