File Extension Library


.LOCAL File Extension

  • Developer by: Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.
  • Category: Settings, options, themes or skins Files

What is an .LOCAL file?

.LOCAL file extension is created by Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.. .LOCAL has been classified as Settings, options, themes or skins Files.

.LOCAL is Delphi user-specific project options

The local file extension is related to the Delphi, an integrated development tool, originally developed by Borland, now owned by Embarcadero.

When using StarTeam projects the .local file will contains overrides to settings from the .bdsproj file.


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 .local 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 .LOCAL file on different platforms

Open .LOCAL File on Windows

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

Open .LOCAL File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .LOCAL 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 .LOCAL File on Linux

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

Open .LOCAL File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .LOCAL 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 .LOCAL 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 .LOCAL files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .LOCAL files

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