File Extension Library


.SPOOL File Extension

  • Developer by: Ubisoft Entertainment S.A.
  • Category: Various data Files

What is an .SPOOL file?

.SPOOL file extension is created by Ubisoft Entertainment S.A.. .SPOOL has been classified as Various data Files.

.SPOOL is Ubisoft Game Launcher data

The spool file extension is associated with the Ubisoft Game Launcher (also known as Uplay), a software for Microsoft Windows operating system that allows users to manage computer games purchased from Ubisoft.

The spool file stores some data used by this program.


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 .spool 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 Open .SPOOL file on different platforms

Open .SPOOL File on Windows

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

Open .SPOOL File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .SPOOL 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 .SPOOL File on Linux

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

Open .SPOOL File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .SPOOL 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 .SPOOL 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 .SPOOL files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .SPOOL files

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