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PID File Extension

PID file extension is created by Developer, also known as Process ID File. PID has been classified as Misc Files. You can open and render the contents of this file in a Text Editor. You can open PID files in Apple TextEdit program.

Process ID File Type

Process ID File Type
Extension .pid
Developer Not Available
Popularity 5.0 (40 Votes)
Mime Type mime-type/not.available
Default Program Apple TextEdit
Category Misc Files
Format Text
Updated 4/1/2024

What is a PID File Type?

An example of using a PID file is to save the identifiers of a daemon that starts and stops periodically.


Free online PID Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .PID (Process ID File) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to PID, merge, split and compare the PID files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.


PID Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the Process ID File .PID File Extensions while opening the .PID files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open PID Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for Process ID File on your system such as Apple TextEdit.
  2. Associate default Apple Apple TextEdit program for *.pid (Process ID File) files.

    Associate PID Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.PID (e.g example.pid) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Apple Apple TextEdit program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .pid files.

    Associate PID Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.PID (e.g example.pid) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Apple Apple TextEdit program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .Apple TextEdit extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

All Platform Software Programs for PID File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the PID files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open PID File on Windows

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Snap-on ShopStream Connect image. Snap-on ShopStream Connect 000 for Windows Free Snap-on ShopStream Connect

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PID File on Mac OS

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Apple TextEdit image. Apple TextEdit 1.15 for MacOs Bundled Apple

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PID file on Linux

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Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PID file on Web

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iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PID file on iOS

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Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PID file on Android

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About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

PID file extension icon image.About PID - Process ID File

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Updated 4/1/2024

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