File Extension Library

.ATLOC File Extension

  • Developer by: Apple, Inc.
  • Category: Various data Files

What is an .ATLOC file?

.ATLOC file extension is created by Apple, Inc.. .ATLOC has been classified as Various data Files.

.ATLOC is Apple Mac OS X Finder file

The ATLOC file extension is associated with the Apple Mac OS X operating system and its Finder default file manager used to organize and access practically everything on Mac, including applications, files, folders, discs, and shared drives on network. The .atloc file stores various data used for internal purposes of the Finder.


How to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .atloc file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to Open .ATLOC file on different platforms

Open .ATLOC File on Windows

  • Right-click a .ATLOC
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .ATLOC file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .ATLOC files" Press "Ok"

Open .ATLOC File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .ATLOC file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .ATLOC File on Linux

Right click on the .ATLOC file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .ATLOC File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .ATLOC file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .ATLOC File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .ATLOC files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .ATLOC files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .ATLOC files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .ATLOC file format
  2. You need to check the .ATLOC file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)