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.TWAIN File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems Incorporated
  • Category: Settings, options, themes or skins Files

What are .TWAIN files and how to open them?

Can't open .TWAIN 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 .TWAIN file.

What is a .TWAIN file extension?

.TWAIN file extension is created by Adobe Systems Incorporated. .TWAIN has been classified as Settings, options, themes or skins Files.

.TWAIN is Adobe Acrobat TWAIN 1.8 specification

The twain file extension is associated with Adobe Acrobat, a PDF documents authoring software for Microsoft Windows and macOS (OS X) operating systems.

The twain file contains specification data from Acrobat.

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 .twain 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 fix problems with .TWAIN files

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