File Extension Library

.OSX File Extension

  • Category: Executable Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .OSX files and how to open them?

Can't open .OSX 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 .OSX file.

What is a .OSX file extension?

.OSX file extension has been classified as Executable Files. The format of .OSX file is Binary

.OSX is PowerPC Executable File

An OSX file contains a program header for a Power PC application and is saved in the PEF (PowerPC Executable Format) binary executable format. It can be run directly in Mac OS X on PowerPC-based Macintosh computers or via Rosetta on Intel machines. OSX files may also reference other files that are required for the program to run.

OSX files are typically generated by Adobe Director.

NOTE: Running "file" on an ".osx" file in the Macintosh Terminal produces "Header for PowerPC PEF executable file."

How to fix problems with .OSX files

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