.mf

File Type Generic IconJava Manifest File
File Format Standard (developed by Sun Microsystems)
Usage Open manually; may be referenced by an application
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average
Description

Contains information about file packages in a Java archive (.JAR file); includes metadata about the archive such as what files it contains and what they are used for; included within the JAR file itself.

Manifest files have the default pathname "META-INF/MANIFEST.MF" and are saved along with the JAR file. The default manifest file can be modified with a basic text editor.

Open With
Windows

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macOS

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Unix

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Updated 2007
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