File Extension Library

.MONITOR File Extension

  • Category: Plugin, addon Files

What are .MONITOR files and how to open them?

Can't open .MONITOR 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 .MONITOR file.

What is a .MONITOR file extension?

.MONITOR file extension has been classified as Plugin, addon Files.

.MONITOR is HP Printer Utility monitor plugin

The monitor file extension is associated with the HP Printer Utility, a software for manage printers, developed by Hewlett-Packard for Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac.

The .monitor file contains monitor plugin.

.MONITOR file format is deprecated and this file format is no longer supported.

Currently, .MONITOR file type is not actively used and is obsolete. This usually happens with system files in older operating systems, files from long-discontinued software, or with previous versions of some file types (documents, projects, images, etc.) that were replaced in later versions of the original programs.

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 .monitor 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 .MONITOR files

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