An inprogress file extension is related to the Apple Time Machine temporary data format.

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INPROGRESS file extension - Apple Time Machine temporary data

What is inprogress file? How to open inprogress files?

File type specification:

Temporary file type icon Temporary file type

inprogress file icon: inprogress filetype icon

The inprogress file extension is associated with Apple Time Machine, which is part of Mac OS X (macOS) operating system and used to backup system and sensitive data.

The inprogress file stores temporary data created by Time Machine.

By default, the .inprogress files are created and removed without user intervention.

The default software associated to inprogress 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 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. 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 INPROGRESS files:

To view content of .inprogress file > Right-click on it > Show Package Content option.

How to convert file with extension INPROGRESS:

As far as we know, this .inprogress 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 software applications associated to the .inprogress file extension

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

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

  • Create inprogress file
  • Others inprogress file

Programs that can create inprogress file - Apple Time Machine temporary data

Click on the link to get more information about Time Machine for create inprogress file action.

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