SETTINGS File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a SETTINGS file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .SETTINGS files.

What is a SETTINGS file?

A .SETTINGS file is a Visual Studio Settings file. Through our analysis of SETTINGS files, we know that one use of the format is Visual Studio Settings. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open SETTINGS 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 SETTINGS for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different SETTINGS openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension SETTINGS

While we know of one file format using the .SETTINGS 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 .SETTINGS file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

Microsoft Web Platform ExtensionsMicrosoft Web Platform ExtensionsUser submitted
PDF Settings EditorPDF Settings EditorUser submitted
eXPert PDF EditoreXPert PDF EditorUser submitted
Visagesoft eXPert PDFVisagesoft eXPert PDFUser submitted
Ligtning PDFLigtning PDFUser submitted
Stuffit ExpanderStuffit ExpanderUser submitted
progeCAD Professional EnglishprogeCAD Professional EnglishUser submitted
progeCAD ProfessionalprogeCAD ProfessionalUser submitted
Any Video Converter ProfessionalAny Video Converter ProfessionalUser submitted
SciTESciTEUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with SETTINGS-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with SETTINGS-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!