Notes about the PREFPANE 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 PREFPANE file type is primarily associated with 'Macintosh OS X' by Apple Inc.. A Preference Pane is a special dynamically loaded plug-in in Mac OS X. Introduced in Mac OS 10.0, the purpose of a Preference Pane is to allow the user to set preferences for a specific application or the system by means of a graphical user interface.