CACHE File Extension

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Cache Format
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What is CACHE file?

CACHE extension is used for cache memory files, which are utilized by many programs, for example, web browsers, audio recording applications, or image editing software. CACHE files store various types of data recently accessed by given application.

What are CACHE files used for?

CACHE files contains temporary data stored by given application for later use. Such data can be quickly retrieved when needed. Using temporary data speeds up various application processes as the program doesn’t need to calculate certain data or search for needed information every time the user makes a related request.

Creating and deleting CACHE files

CACHE files are temporary files stored in binary format. CACHE files can grow large in size, but it depends on the application and type of stored data. CACHE file can be safely deleted if available disk space is an issue. The files are usually removed by the application automatically after exiting.

Additional information

CACHE files are created and written into by the application in the background, so users rarely encounter them.

CACHE files can be used for website offline usage by creating website image form cached data.

Programs that support CACHE file

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the CACHE file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.

What else may cause problems?

There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the CACHE file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the CACHE file may be incorrectly associated with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this association by yourself. To do this, right-click on the CACHE file that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the CACHE file should be solved.

Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version of given file, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the CACHE file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

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