Filename Extensions
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Details of extension .po

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .po file?
  • Which program can create the .po file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .po format?
  • What can convert .po files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .po extension?
GNU Gettext Portable Object .po file icon

GNU Gettext Portable Object

PO file is a GNU Gettext Portable Object. GNU gettext is the GNU internationalization and localization (i18n) library. It is commonly used for writing multilingual programs.
Category: Development files
Application: POEdit
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
GNU Gettext Machine Object File
AWK Script
GNU Gettext Portable Object Template
Source Insight Project Options Data .po file icon

Source Insight Project Options Data

PO file is a Source Insight Project Options Data. Source Insight is a project-oriented programming editor, code browser, and analyzer for Microsoft Windows.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Source Insight
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Source Insight Project
Source Insight Workspace Data
Source Insight Project Settings Data
Source Insight Symbol Defintions Data
Source Insight Symbol Index
Source Insight Project File Index
Source Insight Main Symbol Index
Source Insight Auxiliary Symbol Index
Source Insight Crash Recovery Data

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Interleaf Compiled Lisp
FreePascal Object
Origin Preprocessed Data
WOW! Diagnostic P0 Data
Blazing Paddles Bitmap
Adobe Audition v3 Peak File
Perl Script
Pascal/Delphi Source Code

The .po filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

oo (1), pl (1), pi (1), op (1), lo (1), pp (1), pk (1), p0 (1)

Can't open a .po file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.po

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