File Extension Library

.CACHE File Extension

  • Category: Misc Files

What are .CACHE files and how to open them?

Can't open .CACHE file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .CACHE file.

What is a .CACHE file extension?

.CACHE file extension has been classified as Misc Files.

.CACHE is Cache File

A CACHE file stores recently used information in a disk cache for a specific program. It is used by web browsers, image editing programs, and other applications to speed up the loading of recently viewed data.

CACHE files may store different types of information. The most common types are browser, memory, disk, and processor cache.

Caching is done in the background of applications and CACHE files are referenced by applications, which means you will most likely never encounter CACHE files. They are not meant to be opened manually but some cache files can become rather large and may be deleted to free up disk space.

How to fix problems with .CACHE files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .CACHE files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .CACHE file format
  2. You need to check the .CACHE file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)