File Extension Library

.GENERICTEST File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Developer Files

What are .GENERICTEST files and how to open them?

Can't open .GENERICTEST 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 .GENERICTEST file.

What is a .GENERICTEST file extension?

.GENERICTEST file extension is created by Microsoft. .GENERICTEST has been classified as Developer Files.

.GENERICTEST is Visual Studio Generic Test File

A GENERICTEST file contains a generic test used by Visual Studio, a software development tool for Windows programs and web applications. It stores a program, test, or third-party tool in a format that allows it to be tested by the Team System testing tools included with Visual Studio.

GENERICTEST files are used by developers to wrap external programs and tests that were not developed to be used in the Team System testing tools. You can manage and run generic tests and gather results with these testing tools.

To create a GENERICTEST, right-click a test project in Solution Explorer, select Add, and click Generic Test.

Visual Studio uses different file extensions for a variety of file types. Some of the different test file extensions include GENERICTEST, WEBTEST, and .LOADTEST.

Common GENERICTEST Filenames

GenericTest1.generictest - The default name given to a GENERICTEST file.

List of all softwares that can open the Visual Studio Generic Test File
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017

How to fix problems with .GENERICTEST files

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