File Extension Library

.ENTITLEMENTS File Extension

  • Developer by: Apple
  • Category: Developer Files
  • Format: Text

What are .ENTITLEMENTS files and how to open them?

Can't open .ENTITLEMENTS file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .ENTITLEMENTS file.

What is a .ENTITLEMENTS file extension?

.ENTITLEMENTS file extension is created by Apple. .ENTITLEMENTS has been classified as Developer Files. The format of .ENTITLEMENTS file is Text.

.ENTITLEMENTS is Mac App Sandboxing Entitlements File

Developer file used by Mac OS X applications that implement App Sandboxing, which was required for all Mac App Store apps as of June 1, 2012; saved in the .PLIST format and contains entitlements, or privileges, enabled for the app when it runs.

Example entitlements include file read and write access, as well as access to network resources, printers, music and picture folders, and location services.

NOTE: When App Sandboxing is enabled in Xcode, the program creates a file called MyProject.entitlements (where MyProject is the project name) in the root directory of the project.

List of all softwares that can open the Mac App Sandboxing Entitlements File
Apple Xcode
Apple TextEdit

How to fix problems with .ENTITLEMENTS files

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