How to open file with METADATA_NEVER_INDEX extension?

METADATA_NEVER_INDEX file description

A .METADATA_NEVER_INDEX file is a system file that is a hidden file, created on Mac OS X root directory of a hard disk, flash drives, and on a storage device supported by Mac OS X. The files, folders, or hard disks that are associated with the METADATA_NEVER_INDEX file cannot be viewed by the Apple built-in search engine “Spotlight”, and such files cannot be indexed. These files are blank files, and as the METADATA_NEVER_INDEX file is removed the files and folders can be indexed by the Apple built-in search engine.

Basic information about METADATA_NEVER_INDEX file

File METADATA_NEVER_INDEX is one of the files of the System Files category. Its full name is Spotlight Never Index File . File format METADATA_NEVER_INDEX was created by Apple. 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 METADATA_NEVER_INDEX sorted by operating systems. If our database contains information about converting a METADATA_NEVER_INDEX file, you will definitely find it here.
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Programs that support METADATA_NEVER_INDEX file

Programs for Mac OS system
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What else may cause problems?
There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the METADATA_NEVER_INDEX file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).
First - the METADATA_NEVER_INDEX 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 METADATA_NEVER_INDEX 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 METADATA_NEVER_INDEX 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 METADATA_NEVER_INDEX file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).
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