MAN File - opening and understanding
Did your computer fail to open a MAN file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .MAN files.
What is a MAN file?
Files that contain the .man file extension are most commonly associated with the Unix Man utility program.
Unix Man is used to view documentation that contains information about Unix commands and functions. These files are normally stored in a plain text format.
In most cases the MAN files that are used by the Unix system will not be stored with the .man file extension. Instead, they will be given a series of extensions ranging from .1 to .8.
The .man file extension has also been known to be associated with the Microsoft Windows 2000/XP operating systems. These MAN files contain the mandatory user profile files that are used by the operating systems.
How to open MAN files
You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension MAN for different purposes.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different MAN openers which you will find listed below.
Suggest another file format using extension MAN
While we know of one file format using the .MAN 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 .MAN file.
Various viewers for this file format
These apps are known to open certain types of MAN files. Remember, different programs may use MAN files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
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