A service file extension is related to the macOS (OS X) operating system, developed by Apple.

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Software that works with service file extension

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SERVICE file extension - Mac OS X service application data

What is service file? How to open service files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

service file icon: service filetype icon

The service file suffix is associated with Apple MAC OS X (macOS) operating system.

The service file contains system service which is used by another applications installed in operating system. For example AppleSpell.service. AppleSpell.service is used as universal spell checker.

The default software associated to service file type:

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!

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.

Help how to open SERVICE files:

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How to convert file with extension SERVICE:

As far as we know, this .service 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 .service 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 service file, edit service file, convert service file, view service file, play service file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Others service file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with service file - Mac OS X service application data

Click on the software link for more information about Mac OS X. Mac OS X uses service 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 service file by default:
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