The File Extensions Database

.EXTRA File Extension

  • Developer by: Google
  • Category: Misc Files

What is an .EXTRA file?

.EXTRA is Google BreakPad Crash Log Extra File

Crash log file created by Google BreakPad, an open source crash reporting tool used by products such as Mozilla Firefox; may be saved to the local file system upon program crash; can be submitted to the software developers to determine the cause of the crash.

EXTRA files created by Mozilla Firefox are saved to the [user]\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Crash Reports\pending\ directory.

NOTE: EXTRA files are often accompanied by .DUMP files as well.

Programs that open Google BreakPad Crash Log Extra File
Mozilla Firefox
Mozilla Firefox
Mozilla Firefox

How to solve problems with EXTRA files

  • Associate the EXTRA file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any EXTRA file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.EXTRA files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the EXTRA 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 .EXTRA is Google BreakPad Crash Log Extra File. Because only the current version supports the latest EXTRA file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Google manufacturer website after an available .EXTRA is Google BreakPad Crash Log Extra File update.
  • To make sure that your EXTRA file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.