APPLE file format description
Many people share .apple files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .apple file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .apple files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.apple - Apple AppleSingle Data
The APPLE data files are related to Mac OS. The APPLE file is a Apple AppleSingle Data. AppleSingle Format and AppleDouble Format are file formats developed by Apple Computer to store Mac OS dual-forked files on the Unix filesystem.
- Mac OS
- Data files
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- Apple AppleSingle Data related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .apple file extension. Even harmful programs can create .apple files. Be especially cautious with .apple files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .apple file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .apple file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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