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Opening PROPERTIES files

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

What is a PROPERTIES file?

Files that contain the .properties file extension are text files that store properties information about the properties and settings of various computer applications. The PROPERTIES files are used by Java applications and the Apache Web Server software as well as Firefox and other computer software applications.

The PROPERTIES files that are created by the many different software applications contain a list of variable names and value pairs that pertain to the associated computer application. This data stores the properties of the associated application. If a user changes the properties of the software, the PROPERTIES file is then updated as the properties of the software changes.

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About File Extension PROPERTIES

File.org aims to be the go-to resource for file type- and related software information. We spend countless hours researching various file formats and software that can open, convert, create or otherwise work with those files.

If you have additional information about the PROPERTIES file format or software that uses files with the PROPERTIES suffix, please do get in touch - we would love hearing from you.