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Details of extension .idle

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .idle file?
  • Which program can create the .idle file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .idle format?
  • What can convert .idle files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .idle extension?
IDle Script Source .idle file icon

IDle Script Source

The IDLE file is an IDle Script Source. IDle is a simple scripting language, in basically the same vein as the venerable Perl or Python languages. IDle reads and executes both .idle script source code files and .idol compiled byte code chunks (.idol is short for IDle Object Library).
Category: Development files
Application: IDle
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
.idol IDle Object Library

Other types of files may also use the .idle file extension. If you have helpful information about .idle extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

.ide Sophos Anti-Virus Virus Identity Data
.dle Autodesk 3D Studio MAX Export Plugin
.ile Encrypted Cadence SKILL File
.idl CRiSP Harvest Inter-Dam Loss Data

The .idle filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

idl (1), dle (1), ile (1), ide (1)

Can't open a .idle file?

If you want to open a .idle file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .idle association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.idle

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android