Files that contain the .patch file extension are used by a variety of different software applications for program patches and software update purposes.
A software company will create and distribute a patch file that contains the data that is needed to update an application or fix a problem with the associated software program. Patch files may be used to fix software bugs, improve program usability, replace graphics or update software features.
These files ensure that a user is operating the most recent version of a software application and that bugs and errors have been addressed in the software they are running.
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