File Extension Library

.POM File Extension

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

What are .POM files and how to open them?

Can't open .POM 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 .POM file.

What is a .POM file extension?

.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 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.)