File Extension Library


.POM File Extension

  • Developer by: The Apache Project
  • Category: Developer Files
  • Format: XML

What is an .POM file?

.POM file extension is created by The Apache Project. .POM has been classified as Developer Files. The format of .POM file is XML.

.POM is Maven Build File

File used by Maven, a Java program used to build Java applications and manage their dependencies; contains build information, such as required software dependencies, dependency scope, and packaging information.

POM files also include build information such as the program name, build version, and required build plug-ins.

NOTE: POM files are more commonly seen with an .XML file extension. They most commonly use the filename pom.xml.

How to Open .POM file on different platforms

Open .POM File on Windows

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

Open .POM File on Mac

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

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

Open .POM File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .POM files

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