DUMP File Extension

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Google BreakPad Crash Log Format
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What is DUMP file?

DUMP extension is used by crash log files created by Google BreakPad, a crash reporting tool used by various software, including Mozilla Firefox. DUMP contain in-deph information about program crashes.

DUMP file applications

DUMP file are generated when the program crashes, usually along with EXTRA file, and saved in local files. DUMP log files and EXTRA files can be sent to software developers in order for them to determine and address errors causing the program to crash.

DUMP file location

BreakPad tool is used by various programs for crash logging; DUMP files are saved on the local disk in appropriate folder. Mozilla Firefox stores DUMP files in the following folder:

[user]AppDataRoamingMozillaFirefoxCrash Reportspending.

Programs that support DUMP file

Windows Windows

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the DUMP 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 DUMP file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the DUMP 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 DUMP 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 DUMP 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 DUMP file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

Do you want to help?

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