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CLIPPING File Extension

Apple Mac OS X Finder
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What is CLIPPING file?

Full format name of files that use CLIPPING extension is Apple Mac OS X Finder. Apple Mac OS X Finder format was developed by Apple, Inc.. CLIPPING files are supported by software applications available for devices running Mac OS. Files with CLIPPING extension are categorized as Misc Files files. The Misc Files subset comprises 6033 various file formats. Mac OS X Finder supports CLIPPING files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 3 other tools may also be used.

Programs which support CLIPPING file extension

Programs that can handle CLIPPING files are as follows. Files with CLIPPING extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support CLIPPING file

How to open file with CLIPPING extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening CLIPPING files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Apple Mac OS X Finder files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install Mac OS X Finder software

Install software to open CLIPPING file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening CLIPPING files is that no program that can handle CLIPPING files is installed on user’s system. This one is an easy one. Select Mac OS X Finder or one of the recommended programs (for example, TextEdit, Mac OS X, ClippingSticker) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download Mac OS X Finder installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Mac OS X Finder

Update software that support file extension CLIPPINGIf you already have Mac OS X Finder installed on your systems and CLIPPING 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. The reason that Mac OS X Finder cannot handle files with CLIPPING may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Mac OS X Finder is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Mac OS X Finder to CLIPPING files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate CLIPPING files with latest version of Mac OS X Finder you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with CLIPPING file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the CLIPPING file and choose Open with option
  • 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 Mac OS X Finder is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open CLIPPING files and clicking OK.
Associate software with CLIPPING file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected CLIPPING file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with CLIPPING extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Verify that the CLIPPING is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper CLIPPING file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check CLIPPING file for viruses
1. Check the CLIPPING file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the CLIPPING is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the CLIPPING file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Verify that the CLIPPING file’s structure is intact

Did you receive the CLIPPING file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. If the CLIPPING file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

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 Apple Mac OS X Finder file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Mac OS X Finder

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

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 Mac OS X Finder 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 CLIPPING files affecting older versions of given software.

Conversion of a CLIPPING file

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