File Extension Library

.DOTSETTINGS File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft Corporation
  • Category: Settings, options, themes or skins Files

What are .DOTSETTINGS files and how to open them?

Can't open .DOTSETTINGS 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 .DOTSETTINGS file.

What is a .DOTSETTINGS file extension?

.DOTSETTINGS file extension is created by Microsoft Corporation. .DOTSETTINGS has been classified as Settings, options, themes or skins Files.

.DOTSETTINGS is Microsoft Visual Studio C# settings

The dotsettings file extension is related to the Microsoft Visual Studio a programming environment for Microsoft Windows operating system used to create apps for Windows.

The dotsettings file stores project or solution specific settings that can be shared with the team.

How to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .dotsettings file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to fix problems with .DOTSETTINGS files

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