SHADOWINDEXCOMPACTDIRECTORY file extension - Mac OS X Spotlight file
What is shadowIndexCompactDirectory file? How to open shadowIndexCompactDirectory files?
File type specification:
The SHADOWINDEXCOMPACTDIRECTORY file extension is related to Spotlight, an indexing process of Mac OS X.
Whenever an USB flash disk is plugged to a Mac computer, Spotlights creates two hidden folders .trashes and .spotlight-V100 on it.
A *.shadowIndexCompactDirectory file is created inside the *.spotlight-V100 folder. These files are most likely used only for indexing purposes.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .shadowIndexCompactDirectory file extension
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that can be done with the file: like open shadowIndexCompactDirectory file, edit shadowIndexCompactDirectory file, convert shadowIndexCompactDirectory file, view shadowIndexCompactDirectory file, play shadowIndexCompactDirectory file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
- Others shadowIndexCompactDirectory file
Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with shadowIndexCompactDirectory file - Mac OS X Spotlight file
Click on the software link for more information about Mac OS X. Mac OS X uses shadowIndexCompactDirectory 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.).