• Associated file extension: .desktop

  • i18n type: DESKTOP

A .desktop file contains desktop entries, or configuration files, describing how a particular program is launched, how it appears in the menu, etc. It is widely used by KDE and Gnome. With .desktop files, the source file will have all translations, while the downloaded files will only have the strings in the respective language.

Sample data

[Desktop Entry]
Icon=okular
Name=Okular
Name[ar]=اوكلار
Name[ast]=Okular
Name[bg]=Okular
Name[ca]=Okular
X-KDE-ServiceTypes=KParts/ReadOnlyPart
X-KDE-Library=okularpart
Type=Service
MimeType=application/vnd.kde.okular-archive;

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