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Details of extension .utf

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .utf file extension.

We'll explain what exactly a .utf file format is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .utf files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too.

Let's see the 2 file formats associated with this file extension!


  1. UTF-8 Encoded Text File
  2. AOL Software Update

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UTF-8 Encoded Text File

utf file - UTF-8 Encoded Text File
The UTF file belongs to the Document category and works with Notepad, being used as a UTF-8 Encoded Text File. The developer is still actively supporting the Notepad, likely. Our data shows that Notepad uses 67 more file types.
Application: Notepad
Program name: notepad.exe
Category: Document files
Mime-type: text/plain
Related extensions:
.big5 Chinese Text Document
.utxt Unicode Text File
.txt Plain Text Document

AOL Software Update

utf file - AOL Software Update
The UTF file is an AOL Software Update file.
Application: -
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.stv SofTV Author File
.wbd Softlink Whiteboard Data
.riff Resource Interchange File Format
.mdm HLM Multivariate Data Matrix

The .utf file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .utf extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .utf file extension wrong?

In our database, we came across the following similar extensions:

.uf Crestron SIMPL Compile
.utc Bioware Aurora Creature Data
.htf Hydrographic Transfer Format Data
.utt Bioware Trigger Data
.tf Follin Player II Music
.utg LeCroy USBTracer Generation Data

The .utf extension is frequently misused

People sometimes confuse the .utf filename extension. Based on the searches on our site, here are the most common misspellings from the past year.

uft (1), utg (1), htf (1), uf (1), utt (1), utd (1), urf (1), uff (1), itf (1), tuf (1)

Having trouble opening a .utf file?

If you want to open a .utf file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .utf association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.utf

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 with 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