The mobilebackups file extension is related to the Mac OS X operating system. The mobilebackups directory stores backup from Time Machine.

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MOBILEBACKUPS file extension - Mac OS X backup file

What is mobilebackups file? How to open mobilebackups files?

File type specification:

Backup file type icon Backup file type

The mobilebackups file extension is related to the Mac OS X an operating system based on UNIX available for Apple Mac and MacBook computers.

The mobilebackups is hidden directory used to store backups from Time Machine.

The mobilebackups is created when the Mac is not connected to Time Machine compatible storage.

If the Mac is connected to Time Machine storage, backup from mobilebackups will be copied to it.

The mobilebackups directory may use very large portion of disk space, if you don't want to use this function, you can disable it by this command for OS X Terminal:

sudo tmutil disablelocal

The default software associated to open mobilebackups 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.

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:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to open this file extension.
For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to open backup files

How to convert:

Currently there is no specific information available.
For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert backup files

List of software applications associated to the .mobilebackups 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 mobilebackups file, edit mobilebackups file, convert mobilebackups file, view mobilebackups file, play mobilebackups 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 mobilebackups files.

Programs that can create mobilebackups file - Mac OS X backup file

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

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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