A collection file extension is related to the macOS (OS X) and used for its font collection cache.

There is one other file type using
the COLLECTION file extension!

collection icon.collection - Adobe Bridge collection data

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Software that open collection file

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COLLECTION file extension - Font collection cache

What is collection file? How to open collection files?

File type specification:

Font and typeface file type icon Font and typeface file type

collection file icon: collection filetype icon

The collection file extension is associated with the macOS (OS X) operating system for Mac computers, developed by Apple.

The .collection file stores font collection cache used by macOS system.

The default software associated to open collection file:

macOS icon

Apple, Inc. logomacOS  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.

Mac OS X icon

Apple, Inc. logoMac 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!

Help how to open:

In vast majority of cases, users cannot access temporary saved data.

How to convert:

Temporary files are usually not meant to be converted to anything else.

List of software applications associated to the .collection file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open collection file, edit collection file, convert collection file, view collection file, play collection file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org'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 collection files.

Programs that can create collection file - Font collection cache

Programs supporting the exension collection on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for create collection file action.

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with collection file by default:
macOS small icon macOS
Mac OS X small icon Mac OS X

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