File Extension POT

.POT File

File extension: POT
File type: Template

Notes about the POT file extension:

To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The POT file type is primarily associated with 'PowerPoint' by Microsoft Corporation. A template for Microsoft's older PowerPoint presentation software.

Detailed information for file extension POT:

Primary association: PowerPoint
Company: Microsoft Corporation
Mime type: application/ [official]
application/mspowerpoint, application/x-mspowerpoint, application/powerpoint, application/x-powerpoint, application/x-dos_ms_powerpnt, application/pot, application/x-soffic
Identifying characters Hex: D0 CF 11 E0 A1 B1 1A E1 00 00 00 00
Program ID: Powerpoint.Template , PowerPoint.Template.7 , PowerPoint.Template.8 , PowerPointViewer.Template.11

Other applications associated with file type POT:

  • Animation
  • Fractint Continuous Potential (Bitmap) This association is classified as Graphic. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 47 49 46 38 37 61 , ASCII: GIF87a
  • GNU Gettext (Portable Object Base Translation) by Free Software FoundationThe GNU gettext utilities are a set of tools that provides a framework to help other GNU packages produce multi-lingual messages. PO files are meant to be read and edited by humans, and associate each original, translatable string of a given package with its translation in a particular target language. Files ending with .POT are a kind of base translation found in distributions, in .PO file format.
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database

To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .POT

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: soffice6.pot, FileType: Microsoft PowerPoint Template, AppName: 1.0.1

ProgramID: soffice6.pot, FileType: Microsoft PowerPoint Template, AppName: 1.1.0

ProgramID: PowerPoint.Template.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office 2003\OFFICE11\POWERPNT.EXE %1

ProgramID: PowerPoint.Template.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office10\POWERPN

ProgramID: PowerPoint.Template.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office10\POWERPNT.EXE %1

ProgramID: PowerPoint.Template.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\POWERPNT.EXE %1

ProgramID: PowerPoint.Template.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office\POWERPNT.EXE

ProgramID: PowerPoint.Template.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office\powerpnt.exe %1

ProgramID: PowerPoint.Template.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OfficeXP\Office10\POWERPNT.EXE %1

ProgramID: PowerPoint.Template.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PowerPoint Viewer\PPVIEW32.EXE %1

ProgramID: QuickTime.pntg
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QUICKT~1\PictureViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: soffice6.pot
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org1.0.2\program\soffice.exe -o %1

EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ 1.9.95\program\soffice.exe -o %1

EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ 1.9.104\program\soffice.exe -o %1

EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ 1.9.100\program\soffice.exe -o %1

EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ 1.9.79\program\soffice.exe -o %1

EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ 1.9.118\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: PowerPoint.Template.7
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office\ppview32.exe

ProgramID: PowerPoint.Template.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office 2007\Office12\POWERPNT.EXE

EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ 2.0\program\soffice.exe -o

ProgramID: soffice6.pot
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org1.0\program\soffice.exe -o

ProgramID: PowerPointViewer.Template.11
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\PowerPoint Viewer\PPTVIEW.EXE

EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ 2.1\program\soffice.exe -o

EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ 2.2\program\soffice.exe -o

ProgramID: PowerPoint.Template.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office2007\Office12\POWERPNT.EXE

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