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ATOM file format description

Many people share .atom files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .atom file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .atom files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.atom - Atom Syndication Format File

The ATOM document files are related to Internet Explorer. The ATOM file is an Atom Syndication Format File. Atom is an XML-based document format that describes lists of related information known as "feeds". Feeds are composed of a number of items, known as "entries", each with an extensible set of attached metadata. For example, each entry has a title.

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Atom Syndication Format File related extensions:
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Mellel Word Processor Document
MindView 5 for Mac Document
MindView for Windows Document

Naturally, other applications may also use the .atom file extension. Even harmful programs can create .atom files. Be especially cautious with .atom files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .atom 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.

The .atom file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

aom, atm, atmo, ato, tom

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

RFM Atmospheric Profile Data
Medigraph Database
Vue Atmospheres Data
Adobe Type Manager Data
MODELLER Atom Coordinates Data
openEHR Archetype Object Model

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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