What are Files with the .p12 File Extension Used For?

What is the .p12 file extension?

A .p12 file is commonly referred to a Personal Information Exchange file. A .p12 file is a encrypted security file and to open it you need to enter the correct password. The file contains a secure certificate for the purpose of authenticating a person or web device.

.p12 files come under the category of web files and their Mime type is application/x-pkcs12, application/pkcs-12.

You can use Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) to open a .p12 file in Windows.

Whenever you need to open a file type but do not have the correct software installed then it is recommended that you open the desired file using a reliable file repair tool.