File Extension Library

.SPEC File Extension

  • Category: Developer Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .SPEC file?

.SPEC file extension has been classified as Developer Files. The format of .SPEC file is Text

.SPEC is RPM Specification File

File used by rpmbuild, a program used for building .RPM (Red Hat Package Manager) packages, which are used for installing Linux programs; includes the package name, version, copyright information, a summary, references to program files, and instructions for creating and installing the package.

SPEC files can be created and edited with any text editor.

List of all softwares that can open the RPM Specification File

How to Open .SPEC file on different platforms

Open .SPEC File on Windows

  • Right-click a .SPEC
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .SPEC file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .SPEC files" Press "Ok"

Open .SPEC File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .SPEC file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .SPEC File on Linux

Right click on the .SPEC file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .SPEC File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .SPEC file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .SPEC File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .SPEC files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .SPEC files

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