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the APP file extension!

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app file - ArcPad project file

app file - Psion OVAL file

app file - Timex Data Link USB application file

app file - CA Visual Objects platform for developer (CAVO) project file

app file - Clarion for Windows application

app file - Cybiko computer application file

app file - Team Developer normal mode application file

app file - OrbWorks PocketC CE application file

app file - Symbian OS application file

app file - ThecusOS application file

app file - Atari picture image

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APP file extension - MAC application package or core system service file

What is app file? How to open app files?

The app file extension is associated with the Mac OS X operating system.

The app suffix is used as a container for Mac OS X applications. Under Mac OS X it is visible like single application with extension app and it's executable.

Under Windows operating systems this file shows as a directory with *.app suffix containing application files.

The default software associated to app file type:

macOS icon

Apple, Inc. logo macOS  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Apple, Inc.

macOS is Unix-based desktop operating system, a successor of Mac OS X system for MacBook-family, iMac, Mac Mini and Mac Pro computers, developed and sold by Apple, Inc.

macOS Sierra (10.12) is including various new features, like digital personal assistant called Siri, new Apple Pay service, iCloud drive, new Messages app, Apple File System a successor of HFS+ and many more.

Mac OS X icon

Apple, Inc. logo Mac OS X  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Apple, Inc.

OS X or Mac OS X is Unix-based operating system developed by Apple Inc. for Macintosh computers. It contains basic core applications for everyday use, such as Finder basic file manager, Safari for Internet browsing, QuickTime for video, iTunes for managing audio data and iPod, iOS devices management , iMessage instant messaging, Mail, Contacts, Calendar and many more.

The latest version 10.11 of OS X is called El Capitan. It is available to purchase on Mac App Store as well as is distributed with new Mac computers and notebooks. It includes features to improve the security, performance, design and usability.

OS X operating system was replaced by new macOS in 2016!

Xcode icon

Apple, Inc. logo Xcode  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Apple, Inc.

Apple Xcode is IDE (integrated development environment) used to create applications for Mac OS X and iOS. Applications are programmed in Objective-C programming language. Xcode is available for Mac OS X.

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Help how to open APP files:

MAC OS X executable application. You can view only application directory with app suffix contents and files. In Windows environment not executable.

How to convert file with extension APP:

There exist utilities that can help you with conversion of APP format to something like DMG.

Find conversions from app file:

app to dmg

app to exe

Find converter to app file type:

exe to app

fla to app

swf to app

List of software applications associated to the .app file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open app file, edit app file, convert app file, view app file, play app file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the app files.

  • Open app file
  • Create app file
  • Import app file

Software that open app file - MAC application package or core system service file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open app file action.

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with app file by default:
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