File Extension Library


  • Developer by: Sublime HQ Pty Ltd
  • Category: Settings, options, themes or skins Files

What is an .TMPREFERENCES file?

.TMPREFERENCES file extension is created by Sublime HQ Pty Ltd. .TMPREFERENCES has been classified as Settings, options, themes or skins Files.

.TMPREFERENCES is TextMate or Sublime Text preferences

The tmpreferences file extension is associated with the TextMate text editor with GUI for Apple Mac OS X (macOS) operating system.

It contains various features used to help with source code writing.

The .tmpreferences file contains basic TextMate settings.

This settings files use also Sublime Text (text and code editor available on all major platforms) for syntax highlighting or other settings.

How to open:

The *.tmPreferences file type is in common text format. You can open and edit it by any text editor. This file fulfills its purpose only in programs and code editors (Sublime Text, TextMate) that can import *.tmPreferences files and use them for the syntax highlighting or other settings.

How to convert:

There is no reason to convert this file type into other file format. It is possible to convert it into any text file type or XML, but the purpose of this file is only for setting up the program (TextMate or SublimeText).

How to Open .TMPREFERENCES file on different platforms

Open .TMPREFERENCES File on Windows

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


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

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

Open .TMPREFERENCES File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .TMPREFERENCES files

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