.p2p

File Type Generic IconFolderShare Placeholder File
File Format Proprietary (Microsoft)
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually; may run a program or script when opened
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average
Description

Shortcut to a file used by FolderShare, a Windows Live computer synchronizing service; contains a reference to a specific file and is used in place of the actual file; most often seen when On Demand Sync is active; double-clicking a P2P file within FolderShare should download the actual file to your computer.

Important: The term "P2P" is also short for "peer-to-peer," which refers to Internet file sharing programs. Most P2P programs do not use the ".p2p" file extension.

Open With
Windows

IconMicrosoft FolderShare

macOS

IconMicrosoft FolderShare

Updated June 28, 2007
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