FOLDER.METADATA File Extension

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Portal Structure Markup Language Folder Data Format

What is FOLDER.METADATA file?

Full format name of files that use FOLDER.METADATA extension is Portal Structure Markup Language Folder Data Format. Files with FOLDER.METADATA extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with FOLDER.METADATA extension are categorized as Misc Files files. The Misc Files subset comprises 5072 various file formats. Jetspeed is by far the most used program for working with FOLDER.METADATA files. Jetspeed software was developed by Apache Software Foundation, and on its official website you may find more information about FOLDER.METADATA files or the Jetspeed software program.

Programs which support FOLDER.METADATA file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support FOLDER.METADATA files. FOLDER.METADATA files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support FOLDER.METADATA file

Windows Windows

Updated: 08/01/2020

How to open file with FOLDER.METADATA extension?

Problems with accessing FOLDER.METADATA may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with FOLDER.METADATA 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. Download and install Jetspeed

Install software to open FOLDER.METADATA file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports FOLDER.METADATA files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Jetspeed and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading Jetspeed installed is by going to developer’s website (Apache Software Foundation) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update Jetspeed to the latest version

Update software that support file extension FOLDER.METADATAYou still cannot access FOLDER.METADATA files although Jetspeed is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why FOLDER.METADATA files are not compatible with Jetspeed. The most recent version of Jetspeed is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open FOLDER.METADATA files to Jetspeed

If you have the latest version of Jetspeed installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage FOLDER.METADATA on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with FOLDER.METADATA file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the FOLDER.METADATA with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Jetspeed installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open FOLDER.METADATA files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with FOLDER.METADATA file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the FOLDER.METADATA 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....
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with FOLDER.METADATA extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

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

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the FOLDER.METADATA file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

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

Should it happed that the FOLDER.METADATA 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 scanner detected that the FOLDER.METADATA file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If the FOLDER.METADATA file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with FOLDER.METADATA 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

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Portal Structure Markup Language Folder Data Format file.

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

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support FOLDER.METADATA files. Close all running programs and try opening the FOLDER.METADATA file.

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 Portal Structure Markup Language Folder Data Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the FOLDER.METADATA files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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