What is a .EXTRA File And How To Open It – Google (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .extra extension and you don’t know what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .extra file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .EXTRA file?

The .EXTRA file extension stands for Google BreakPad Crash Log Extra File. This file extension was developed by Google. The file is a miscellaneous file.

What to know

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

How to open a .EXTRA file?

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

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

To open the .extra file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

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 .EXTRA file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

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 .EXTRA file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .extra file on Mac 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. The other software that you can use is Mozilla Firefox.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .EXTRA 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: 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. 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”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .EXTRA file on Linux

The .extra file can be opened in 4 steps on Linux.

1. In the first step you need to download the Mozilla Firefox software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Mozilla Firefox.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .EXTRA 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. 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”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .EXTRA file?

If you are still unable to open the .EXTRA file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .EXTRA file.exv – Adobe Systems, .exw – Rapid Deployment Software, .exx – IBM, .eyb – Microsoft, .eye – ETI. 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 .EXTRA file with the Mozilla Firefox program on Windows, Mozilla Firefox program on Mac and Mozilla Firefox software on Linux.