The File Extensions Database

.THE File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Settings Files

What is an .THE file?

.THE is Microsoft Plus! Theme File

Theme or Plus Pack used by Microsoft Plus!, an operating system enhancement program for Windows; contains settings and other data that can change the look and feel of the Windows interface; may also include additional programs, utilities, and games.

After the release of Windows Vista, Microsoft discontinued Plus! software. Optional features for Vista are available via "Windows Ultimate Extras."

Programs that open Microsoft Plus! Theme File
Microsoft Plus!

How to solve problems with THE files

  • Associate the THE file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any THE file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.THE files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the THE file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .THE is Microsoft Plus! Theme File. Because only the current version supports the latest THE file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Microsoft manufacturer website after an available .THE is Microsoft Plus! Theme File update.
  • To make sure that your THE file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.