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APPLE File Extension

Apple AppleSingle Data
  • Category
    Archive Files
  • Popularity
    3 (5 votes)

What is APPLE file?

APPLE is a file extension commonly associated with Apple AppleSingle Data files. Files with APPLE extension may be used by programs distributed for Mac OS platform. APPLE file belongs to the Archive Files category just like 619 other filename extensions listed in our database. Users are advised to use StuffIt Deluxe software for managing APPLE files, although 2 other programs can also handle this type of file. On the official website of Smith Micro Software, Inc. developer not only will you find detailed information about theStuffIt Deluxe software, but also about APPLE and other supported file formats.

Programs which support APPLE file extension

Programs that can handle APPLE files are as follows. APPLE files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support APPLE file

How to open file with APPLE extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening APPLE files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with APPLE files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install StuffIt Deluxe software

Install software to open APPLE file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening APPLE files is that no program that can handle APPLE files is installed on user’s system. The most obvious solution is to download and install StuffIt Deluxe or one to the listed programs: StuffIt, StuffIt Expander. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit StuffIt Deluxe website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of StuffIt Deluxe

Update software that support file extension APPLEIf you already have StuffIt Deluxe installed on your systems and APPLE files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of StuffIt Deluxe installed, it may not support APPLE format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using StuffIt Deluxe.

Step 3. Assign StuffIt Deluxe to APPLE files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate APPLE files with latest version of StuffIt Deluxe you have installed on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Associate software with APPLE file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the APPLE file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where StuffIt Deluxe is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open APPLE files and clicking OK.
Associate software with APPLE file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the APPLE file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with APPLE extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the APPLE for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the APPLE file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check APPLE file for viruses
1. Verify that the APPLE in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the APPLE is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the APPLE file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the APPLE file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Ensure the file with APPLE extension is complete and error-free

If you obtained the problematic APPLE file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. It could happen the the download process of file with APPLE extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run StuffIt Deluxe

If the systems has insufficient resources to open APPLE files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Apple AppleSingle Data files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with APPLE files affecting older versions of given software.

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