What is a .DUMP File And How To Open It – Google (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .dump extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .dump file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .DUMP file?

The .DUMP file extension stands for Google BreakPad Crash Log File. The creator of this file extension is Google. The file is a miscellaneous file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .dump file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .DUMP file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .DUMP file on various operating systems.

How to open a .DUMP file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .dump file on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Mozilla Firefox software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Mozilla Firefox software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DUMP file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Mozilla Firefox software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .DUMP file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .dump file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Mozilla Firefox software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Mozilla Firefox.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .DUMP file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Mozilla Firefox software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .DUMP file on Linux

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .dump file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Mozilla Firefox software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Mozilla Firefox software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .DUMP file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Mozilla Firefox software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .DUMP file?

If you cannot open the .DUMP file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .DUMP file.dun – Trendy Entertainment, .dun – Microsoft, .dupe – Facepunch Studios, .dupeguru – Hardcoded Software, .dus – I.R.I.S.. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .DUMP file with the Mozilla Firefox program on Windows, Mozilla Firefox program on Mac and Mozilla Firefox software on Linux.