What is a .MANIFEST File And How To Open It – Valve (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .manifest 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. In this article we will explain what .manifest file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .MANIFEST file?

The file extension .MANIFEST stands for Steam Manifest File. This file extension belongs to the developer Valve. This miscellaneous file is in binary format.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .manifest file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .MANIFEST file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .MANIFEST file on your operating system/device.

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Valve Steam software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Valve Steam.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .MANIFEST 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: 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 Valve Steam 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 .MANIFEST file on Mac

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .MANIFEST 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Valve Steam software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .MANIFEST file?

If you cannot open the .MANIFEST file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .MANIFEST file.manifest – Microsoft. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .MANIFEST file with the Valve Steam program on Windows and Valve Steam program on Mac.