CACHE File Documentation


Feature Value
Primary Function Temporary storage for web data
Common Usage Web browsers, applications, systems
Data Stored Images, HTML, JavaScript, multimedia content
Location Example C:Users[username]AppDataLocal[Browser]Cache
File Extension .cache
Accessibility User level, software level
Encryption Support Depends on the application
Compression Varies
Can be Edited Not recommended
Default Open With Cache managing software, Text Editors
Relevancy Improves load times, saves bandwidth
Automatic Generation Yes, by browsers and applications
Security Risks Potential for data leakage
Management software Browser settings, third-party cleaners
File Structure Binary, sometimes specific to the application
Interoperability Low, primarily intended for original application
Manual Deletion Through system or browser settings
Versioning Not typically versioned
Update Mechanism Automatically replaced with new data by the app