Files that contain the .contact file extension are most commonly used by a variety of software applications on the Microsoft Windows Vista platform in order to store information about a user and the user's email and messaging contacts.
Windows Vista and Windows 7 are the two programs that use the .contact file suffix to store a user's contact information for various applications. This file format replaced the older Windows Address Book.
The CONTACT files are normally saved in the XML file format. Microsoft Windows Live is one of the applications that uses the CONTACT file format to store a user's contact information.
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