.THUMBNAILS File Extension

Thumbnail Cache File

To access the .THUMBNAILS folder on your Android device, first install an Android file manager like File Viewer for Android. Set your file manager to show hidden files. Then navigate to the sdcard/DCI...

General Information

Title .THUMBNAILS File Extension
Extension .thumbnails
Full Form Thumbnail Cache File
File Type Cache Image File
Developer Various
MIME Type application/octet-stream

File Function

Primary Function Store thumbnails
Additional Functions Speed up image loading
Features Small size, Indexed

File Characteristics

Quality Low resolution
Supports Layers No
Supports Transparency Varies
Editable Indirectly

Use Cases

Image Browsing Yes
File Exploration Yes
Speed Optimization Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Privacy exposure
Best Practices Regular clearing, Encryption

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release Varies with OS
Latest Version Depends on device

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .db, .thumbdata, .idx

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Android OS Built-in Android
Thumbnail Cache Viewers Free, Paid Varies
Disk Cleanup Tools Free, Paid Windows, Mac, Linux