Open TMP File

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What is TMP File?

TMP files are used to store temporary information. Typically these files are stored only while information in them is needed by an application or operating system and are deleted as soon as this information becomes obsolete.

What are temporary files used for?

  • Backup information to restore it in case application crashes
  • Reduce memory consumption by application by offloading not currently used information to the storage device
  • Prepare information in a certain way and accumulate it in a single place
  • Work with information which doesn't fit into RAM (random access memory)

Which file extensions are related to TMP?

  • SWP or SWAP - Swap Files
  • BAK - Backup Files
  • TEMP - Temporary Files

 

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Extension Details
  Temporary File
MIME Type
  application/binary
Opens with
  Depends on information inside

See also  Open XLS file