.NAMES File Extension

There is only one file type that uses the .NAMES extension:

Data Set Description File

Data Set Description File
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  • Category Data Files
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A NAMES file is a plain text file that contains a description of a database file with a .data file extension. It is similar to a .MANIFEST file used to store metadata about the contents packaged in a Windows application. NAMES files include various metadata, such as who collected the data, where the data was collected, past usage, citation requests, and attribute information.

Software's name License Platforms
Apple Pages Apple Pages Bundled MacWeb
Apple Pages for iOS Apple Pages for iOS Commercial iOS
Apple TextEdit Apple TextEdit Bundled Mac
Geany Geany Free LinuxMacWindows
gedit gedit Open Source Linux
KWrite KWrite Free Linux
Leafpad Leafpad Free Linux
Microsoft Notepad Microsoft Notepad Bundled MacWindows
Microsoft Office Microsoft Office Commercial AndroidiOSMacWindows
Microsoft Word Microsoft Word Commercial MacWindows
Microsoft Word for Android Microsoft Word for Android Freeware AndroidChrome OS
Microsoft Word for iOS Microsoft Word for iOS Commercial iOS
Microsoft WordPad Microsoft WordPad Bundled Windows
Other text editor Other text editor LinuxMacWindows

Updated: October 6, 2019

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