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PREVIOUS file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.previous - Mac OS X Address Book Backup

The PREVIOUS data files are related to Mac OS X. The PREVIOUS file is a Mac OS X Address Book Backup. The Mac OS X Address Book is a personal contact management application made by Apple Inc.

Mac OS X
Data files
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Mac OS X Address Book Backup related extensions:
Korg microSAMPLER Backup Data
AVG Secure VPN License Data
Legistant Encrypted Backup
Debian Package Configuration Files Data
Ace Stream Acelive Broadcast Data
Camtasia Device Frame Data

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

Can't open a .previous 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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