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BOM File Extension

Mac OS X Bill Of Materials Format
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What is BOM file?

BOM is a file extension commonly associated with Mac OS X Bill Of Materials Format files. Apple defined the Mac OS X Bill Of Materials Format format standard. BOM file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Mac OS system platform. Files with BOM extension are categorized as System Files files. The System Files subset comprises 323 various file formats. Users are advised to use File Juicer software for managing BOM files, although 2 other programs can also handle this type of file. On the official website of Echo One developer not only will you find detailed information about theFile Juicer software, but also about BOM and other supported file formats.

Programs which support BOM file extension

Programs that can handle BOM files are as follows. Files with BOM suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support BOM file

How to open file with BOM extension?

Being unable to open files with BOM extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Mac OS X Bill Of Materials Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with BOM files.

Step 1. Download and install File Juicer

Install software to open BOM file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening BOM files is that no program that can handle BOM files is installed on user’s system. This one is an easy one. Select File Juicer or one of the recommended programs (for example, Mac OS X, Apple Xcode) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support BOM files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit File Juicer website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of File Juicer

Update software that support file extension BOMIf the problems with opening BOM files still occur even after installing File Juicer, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of File Juicer is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why BOM files are not compatible with File Juicer. The most recent version of File Juicer is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open BOM files to File Juicer

After installing File Juicer (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open BOM files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with BOM 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 BOM file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where File Juicer is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open BOM files and clicking OK.
Associate software with BOM file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the BOM file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with BOM extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the BOM file is complete and free of errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the BOM file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check BOM file for viruses
1. The BOM may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the BOM is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the BOM file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic BOM file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. When downloading the file with BOM extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Mac OS X Bill Of Materials Format file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open File Juicer

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with BOM extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Mac OS X Bill Of Materials Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the BOM files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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