How to open file with LOCK extension?

LOCK file description

A .LOCK file is used to lock a resource or a file supported by various OS and programs. When the files or resources are accessed concurrently by multiple users, the LOCK file instructs the users to wait until the resource/file is released for other users to access the same. The LOCK file is an empty file; however the file can contain properties and settings for the lock. Generally, whenever a new file is created a lock file is automatically created for the newly created file. The LOCK file is commonly supported on Unix-based systems and Red Hat Linux system.

Basic information about LOCK file

File LOCK is one of the files of the Misc Files category. Its full name is Lock File . File format LOCK was created by N/A. If you arrived here, you are probably looking for programs that will help you support this particular file extension. In the further part of this page you will find a list of programs that support file LOCK sorted by operating systems. If our database contains information about converting a LOCK file, you will definitely find it here.
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Programs that support LOCK file

Programs for Mac OS system
Programs for Linux system
We hope we helped you solve the problem with the LOCK file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.
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  • How to open a file with the LOCK extension?
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What else may cause problems?
There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the LOCK file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).
First - the LOCK file may be incorrectly linked (associated) with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this link by yourself. To do this, right-click on the LOCK file # that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the LOCK file should be solved forever.
Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the LOCK file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).
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