CLIPPING file format description
Many people share .clipping files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .clipping file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .clipping files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.clipping - Mac Text Clipping Data
The CLIPPING data files are related to Apple Mac OS X. The CLIPPING file is a Mac Text Clipping Data. A Text Clipping is a selection of text that you've dragged from an application to another location on your Mac.
- Apple Mac OS X
- Data files
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- Mac Text Clipping Data related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .clipping file extension. Even harmful programs can create .clipping files. Be especially cautious with .clipping files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .clipping 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.
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