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Details of extension .php

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

PHP Script

PHP file is a PHP Script. PHP is a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for Web development and can be embedded into HTML.
Category: Development files
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/x-httpd-php
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
php2, php3, php4, php5, phps, pht, phtm, phtml
Links:
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Related extensions:
Active Server Page
Hypertext Markup Language Document
Perl Script
Cascading Style Sheets
Python Script
JSP Markup Language
JRun Server Application
Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension HTML
ColdFusion Markup Language
.php
Callisto PhotoParade Slideshow .php file icon

Callisto PhotoParade Slideshow

PHP file is a Callisto PhotoParade Slideshow.
Detailed description not available
Category: Graphic files
Application: XnView
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
-
.php
Microsoft Picture It! Publishing Project .php file icon

Microsoft Picture It! Publishing Project

PHP file is a Microsoft Picture It! Publishing Project. Microsoft Picture It! is a discontinued photo editing application created by Microsoft.
Detailed description not available
Category: Project files
Application: Microsoft Picture It!
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
-
.php
CreataCard Quick Prints Project .php file icon

CreataCard Quick Prints Project

PHP file is a CreataCard Quick Prints Project. American Greetings Creatacard is a simple digital card creator software for Microsoft Windows.
Detailed description not available
Category: Project files
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Creatacard Signature Project
Creatacard Calendar Project
Creatacard Letterhead Project
Creatacard Envelope Project
Creatacard Certificate Project
Creatacard Postcard Project
Creatacard Label Project
Creatacard Brochure Project
Creatacard Data

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

HP Graphic Language Document
C++ Header File
Lighthouse Organizer Data
Delphi OpenHelp Data
Sony PSP Firmware Update Image
PGP Security Signature/Key
NewsRoom Document
Icon Phile Scheme
MBROLA Phonetic Data

The .php filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

pho (1), ph (1), pbp (1), lhp (1), pyp (1), ptp (1), pp (1), pmp (1), phl (1), pgp (1), ohp (1), hpp (1), pup (1), pph (1), pnp (1)

Can't open a .php file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.php

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 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android