A bom file extension is associated with the Apple Mac OS X. File is created by Mac OS X Installer and uses a file system "bill of materials" to determine which files to install, remove, or upgrade.
There are 3 other file types using
the BOM file extension!
.bom - OrCAD Schematic Capture bill of materials output file
.bom - Pro/ENGINEER temporary file
.bom - Liaison Delta business object model file
Software that works with bom file extension
BOM file extension - Apple Mac OS X Bill of Materials file
What is bom file? How to open bom files?
File type specification:
The bom file extension is associated with the Apple Mac OS X operating system. File is created by Mac OS X Installer.
The Mac OS X Installer uses a file system "bill of materials" to determine which files to install, remove, or upgrade. A bill of materials, bom, contains all the files within a directory, along with some information about each file.
File information includes: the file's UNIX permissions, its owner and group, its size, its time of last modification, and so on. Also included are a checksum of each file and information about hard links.
Mac OS X's bill of materials format is not compatible with formats from older operating systems.
The bill of materials file appeared in NeXTSTEP to support installation. The file format was updated and extended for Mac OS X 10.0. The format was extended to support 64 bit file sizes with OS X 10.3.
The default software associated to bom file type:
Company or developer:
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!
Company or developer:
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.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .bom file extension
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that can be done with the file: like open bom file, edit bom file, convert bom file, view bom file, play bom file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
- Others bom file
Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with bom file - Apple Mac OS X Bill of Materials file
Click on the software link for more information about Mac OS X. Mac OS X uses bom file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).