Mystery file? The File Detective identifies any file from its content. It’s completely free and instant on files of any size.
This is an empty file. That means it’s completely empty, and doesn’t contain anything descriptive for any software.
Usually this indicates some kind of earlier problem occured in transferring the file, like an incomplete download.
This file contains unidentified data. Usually this means it’s an internal file for a specific app, and not something that’s normally shared with other people.
This looks like one of the many types of media file, which can contain audio, video, metadata, subtitles and more.
These files can use a huge variety of different internal formats and codecs. File Detective will now explore this media file in detail.
This looks like one of the many types of archive files. This means it bundles a set of files into one.
File Detective will now delve deeper into the content of the archive.
We don’t take a copy of your files or store them on our servers. But to perform detective work our software will need to access the files you select, which you can end at any time just by closing this page. Learn more