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LOCAL file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.local - Paket Local Data

The LOCAL data files are related to Paket. LOCAL file is a Paket Local Data. Paket is a dependency manager for .NET and mono projects, which is designed to work well with NuGet packages and also enables referencing files directly from Git repositories or any HTTP resource. The paket.local file is used for testing changes before releasing new version of a dependent project.

Data files
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Paket Local Data related extensions:
SiSoftware Sandra USB Data
LOCUS Vertical Observation Data
QRacing Track Records Data
Move3D Data
Altova DiffDog Schema Comparison Data

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

Can't open a .local 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, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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