The vol file extension is related to the Volfs file system directory used by Mac OS X and other BSD systems.

There is one other file type using
the VOL file extension!

vol file icon.vol - Volume file

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Software that works with vol file extension

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VOL file extension - Volfs file system directory

What is vol file? How to open vol files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The vol file extension is associated with the Volfs file system directory.

Volfs file system directory - a directory in Mac OS X used as a mount point for the "volfs" file system, which supports the Carbon File Manager APIs on top of the standard BSD file system.

The default software associated to vol file type:

Mac OS X icon

Apple, Inc. logo Mac 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 VOL files:

Due the variability and uncertainty of this file type group, there is no general information available, about how to open this various data file format. However most files with extension from this group are usually not meant to be opened or viewed directly. If there are associated applications or programs listed below the extension description, you can always try to check their website for additional informations on their forums or other type of customer support.

For general information try to look at:
Identifying unknown file formats

How to convert file with extension VOL:

Due the variability and uncertainty of this file type group, there is no general information available, about how to convert this various data file format. However most files with extension from this group are usually not in formats, which can be converted. If there are associated applications or programs listed below the extension description, you can always try to check their website for additional informations on their forums or other type of customer support.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .vol file extension

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

  • Others vol file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with vol file - Volfs file system directory

Click on the software link for more information about Mac OS X. Mac OS X uses vol 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.).

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