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.TMP File Extension

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File TypeTemporary File
DeveloperN/A
Popularity
3.7 (29 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryBackup Files
File Format Description

Temporary file created automatically by a software program; usually serves as a backup or cache file; sometimes created as an invisible file and is often deleted when the program is closed; may also be called a "temp file."

Often a temp file is comprised of raw data which is used as an intermediary step in the process of converting the content from one format to another.

Program(s) that open .TMP files
Updated 6/18/2013

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File TypeFinale Temporary File
DeveloperMakeMusic
Popularity
3.4 (8 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryBackup Files
File Format Description

File created by Finale, a music notation program for instruments, vocals, and more; contains backup data for the document you're working on; acts similar to a cache file; exists only while you're working in Finale and deleted when the program is closed; cannot be opened manually.

NOTE: You cannot manually create a TMP file in Finale and you'll most likely never see one.

Program(s) that open .TMP files
Updated 11/19/2013