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.cmd

File Type Windows Command File IconWindows Command File
File Format Standard (developed by Microsoft)
Usage Runs when opened
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Description

Batch file that contains a series of commands executed in order; introduced with Windows NT, but can be run by DOS or Windows NT systems; similar to a .BAT file, but is run by CMD.EXE instead of COMMAND.COM.

Since CMD files are saved in a plain text format, they can be viewed and edited with a text editor.

Open With
Windows

IconMicrosoft Windows

IconMicrosoft Notepad

IconMicrosoft WordPad

macOS

IconParallels Desktop for Mac with Windows installed

Updated January 24, 2020
Information from the PC File Extensions Reference
https://pc.net/extensions/file/cmd
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