File Extension M4

.M4 File

File extension: M4
File type: Macro


Notes about the M4 file extension:



Incorrect file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your PC system. As such it is highly recommended to scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other unfavourable system settings to identify slowdown issues.

The M4 file type is primarily associated with 'm4'.

m4 is a macro processing language designed by Brian Kernighan and Dennis Ritchie.

The name m4 stands for macro, i.e., m plus 4 characters. A macro processor (or a preprocessor) is a text-replacement tool. Its chief use is to re-use text templates, typically in programming applications, but also in text editing, text processing applications.

Typically lower case on *nix systems.


Detailed information for file extension m4:


Primary association: m4
Identifying characters Hex: 64 6E 6C , ASCII: dnl
Related links: Wikipedia m4 Entry

Other applications associated with file type M4:

  • Meta4 (Source Code) by Meta4Meta4: provider of human & intellectual capital management software.
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .M4

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: ZAMailSafe
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe -warning %1


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