File Extension Library

.PID File Extension

  • Category: Misc Files
  • Format: Text

What are .PID files and how to open them?

Can't open .PID 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 .PID file.

What is a .PID file extension?

.PID file extension has been classified as Misc Files. The format of .PID file is Text

.PID is Process ID File

Generic process log, data, or configuration file used on Unix-based systems; typically stores one or more process IDs, which uniquely identify a process in the operating system.

An example use of a PID file is to log process IDs of a daemon that starts and stops periodically.

List of all softwares that can open the Process ID File
Apple TextEdit
File Type 2:

Creative Driver File

Developer by: Creative Category: System Files

Hardware driver file such as, installed by Creative software; typically installed in the \Program Files\Creative\Shared Files\ directory along with other driver files; enables communication with Creative hardware devices, such as sound cards or portable media players like the Creative Zen.

How to fix problems with .PID files

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