The File Extensions Database


.CLEAN File Extension

  • Developer by: Facebook, Inc.
  • Category: Temporary Files

What is an .CLEAN file?

.CLEAN is Instagram for Android cache

The clean file extension is associated with the Instagram for Android, an app, which enables users to share digital photos with other users.

The clean file stores data cache used by Instagram app.


How to open:

Probably not meant to be accessed by the user.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

How to solve problems with CLEAN files

  • Associate the CLEAN file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any CLEAN file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.CLEAN files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the CLEAN file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .CLEAN is Instagram for Android cache. Because only the current version supports the latest CLEAN file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Facebook, Inc. manufacturer website after an available .CLEAN is Instagram for Android cache update.
  • To make sure that your CLEAN file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.