The File Extensions Database

.AFPLOC File Extension

  • Developer by: Apple
  • Category: Misc Files
  • Format: XML

What is an .AFPLOC file?

.AFPLOC is Apple Filing Protocol Location

Contains the location of a system that can be accessed via an Apple Filing Protocol (AFP) connection; stores the location, such as an IP address, in an XML format; provides one-click access to a server or other machine on a network.

AFPLOC files are opened by the Apple Finder, which is part of the Mac OS X operating system.

Programs that open Apple Filing Protocol Location
Apple Finder

How to solve problems with AFPLOC files

  • Associate the AFPLOC file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any AFPLOC file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.AFPLOC files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the AFPLOC file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .AFPLOC is Apple Filing Protocol Location. Because only the current version supports the latest AFPLOC file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Apple manufacturer website after an available .AFPLOC is Apple Filing Protocol Location update.
  • To make sure that your AFPLOC file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.