File Extension Library


.DUMP File Extension

  • Developer by: Google
  • Category: Misc Files

What are .DUMP files and how to open them?

Can't open .DUMP 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 .DUMP file.

What is a .DUMP file extension?

.DUMP file extension is created by Google. .DUMP has been classified as Misc Files.

.DUMP is Google BreakPad Crash Log File

Crash log generated by Google BreakPad, a crash reporting tool used by Mozilla Firefox and other programs; may be saved by the program to the user's local file system when the program crashes, along with .EXTRA files.

DUMP files can be submitted with EXTRA files to the software developer so that the cause of the crash can be determined.

NOTE: DUMP files generated by Mozilla Firefox are saved to the [user]\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Crash Reports\pending\ directory.

List of all softwares that can open the Google BreakPad Crash Log File
Mozilla Firefox
Mozilla Firefox
Mozilla Firefox

How to fix problems with .DUMP files

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