File Extension Library

.IDENTIFIER File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft Corporation
  • Category: System Files

What are .IDENTIFIER files and how to open them?

Can't open .IDENTIFIER 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 .IDENTIFIER file.

What is a .IDENTIFIER file extension?

.IDENTIFIER file extension is created by Microsoft Corporation. .IDENTIFIER has been classified as System Files.

.IDENTIFIER is Microsoft Windows zone identifier data

The identifier file extension is associated with the Microsoft Windows operating system.

Zone Identifier file will be created by Windows when any executable file will be downloaded from the Internet.

Zoner Identifier also known as Alternate Data Stream contains metadata about downloaded file that are used to secure computer against malware attacks.

The file is called:


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 .identifier 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 .IDENTIFIER files

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