.tmp

File Type Generic IconTemporary File
File Format Standard
Usage Open manually
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Description

A TMP file is a temporary file that typically only exists for a short amount of time. Temporary files, also called "temp files," may store cached information or may serve as backups of other files.

Temp files are created by many different programs, including word processors, Web browsers, and other types of applications.

Open With
Windows

IconMicrosoft Word for Windows

IconMicrosoft Internet Explorer

macOS

IconMicrosoft Word for Mac

IconApple Safari

IconMozilla Firefox

Updated March 27, 2009
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