FILELOC file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.fileloc - Mac OS X Finder Internet Location Data

The FILELOC data files are related to Mac OS X. The FILELOC file is a Mac OS X Finder Internet Location Data. The Finder is a file browser allowing quick access to all areas of the computer.

Mac OS X
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Mac OS X Finder Internet Location Data related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .fileloc file extension. Even harmful programs can create .fileloc files. Be especially cautious with .fileloc files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .fileloc 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.

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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