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Details of extension .proto

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Protocol Buffers Data

PROTO file is a Protocol Buffers Data. Protocol buffers (protobuf) are Google's language-neutral, platform-neutral, extensible mechanism for serializing structured data.
Category: Development files
Application: protobuf
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Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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.proto
PureScript Protobuf Source Code .proto file icon

PureScript Protobuf Source Code

PROTO file is a PureScript Protobuf Source Code. PureScript is a strongly-typed functional programming language that compiles to JavaScript.
Detailed description not available
Category: Development files
Application: PureScript
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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PureScript Source Code

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Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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The .proto filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

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Can't open a .proto file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.proto

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