Files with donotpresent file extension can be found on Mac OS X (macOS) platforms and are related to the Time Machine backup app.

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DONOTPRESENT file - Apple Mac OS X Time Machine resource fork

What is donotpresent file? How to open donotpresent files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The donotpresent file extension is associated with the Time Machine, a backup solution integrated in the Apple Mac OS X (also known as macOS) operating system.

The donotpresent file stores various data used for internal purposes of the Time Machine.

The default software associated to donotpresent file type:

Time Machine icon

Apple, Inc. logoTime Machine  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

Time Machine is backup utility developed by the Apple Inc. for Apple Mac OS X. Time Machine was introduced in the Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard as a core part of Mac OS X. Time Machine creates incremental backup of imported data stored in the computer. Time Machine is designed to work the Apple Time Capsule as well other internal and external drivers.

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.

macOS High Sierra (10.13) 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. 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:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .donotpresent file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .donotpresent file extension

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and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open donotpresent file, edit donotpresent file, convert donotpresent file, view donotpresent file, play donotpresent file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with donotpresent file - Apple Mac OS X Time Machine resource fork

Click on the software link for more information about Time Machine. Time Machine uses donotpresent 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.).

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with donotpresent file by default:
Time Machine small icon Time Machine
macOS small icon macOS
Mac OS X small icon Mac OS X

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