Files with indexposition file extension may be often found on USB disks plugged in OS X (macOS) computers. An .indexpositions is temporary file generated by Spotlight.

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INDEXPOSITIONS file extension - macOS (OS X) Spotlight data

What is indexpositions file? How to open indexpositions files?

File type specification:

Temporary file type icon Temporary file type

The indexposition file extension is related to Spotlight, an indexing process of Mac OS X (macOS).

Whenever an USB flash disk is plugged to a Mac computer, Spotlight creates two hidden folders .trashes and .spotlight-V100 on it.

The indexposition file is created inside the .spotlight-V100 folder. These files are most likely used only for indexing purposes only.

Updated: March 27, 2018

The default software associated to open indexpositions 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.

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:

These files are not meant to be opened directly.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .indexpositions 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 indexpositions file, edit indexpositions file, convert indexpositions file, view indexpositions file, play indexpositions file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with indexpositions file - macOS (OS X) Spotlight data

Click on the software link for more information about macOS. macOS uses indexpositions 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 indexpositions file by default:
macOS small icon macOS
Mac OS X small icon Mac OS X

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