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

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Software that open inprogress file

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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 open inprogress file:

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.

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:

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

How to convert:

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, iOS, Android 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'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 inprogress files.

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

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

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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