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Basic information about APPLICATION file

When there is a problem with opening files with the file extension APPLICATION(*.APPLICATION or *.application), you do not need a computer expert. In most cases, using the helpful suggestions of experts contained in our website as well as appropriate programs, you can solve the problem with the APPLICATION file yourself.

There are 1 file types using the APPLICATION file extension in our database. In the further part of this page, you will find detail information about all the APPLICATION file with their brief description and a list of programs that support APPLICATION file sorted by operating systems. The table below provides useful information about the APPLICATION file extension. It answers questions such as:
  • What is the APPLICATION file?
  • How to open a APPLICATION file?
  • What programs do I need to open a APPLICATION file?
  • What programs help to create and edit a APPLICATION file?
  • How to convert APPLICATION files to another file format?
  • How to convert another files to APPLICATION file format?

1.Detail information about APPLICATION file extension: ClickOnce Deployment Manifest File

File type ClickOnce Deployment Manifest File Category Settings Files
Developer Microsoft File format XML
Description APPLICATION file is a ClickOnce Deployment Manifest File developed by Microsoft. File created for ClickOnce, a Microsoft framework used to deploy Windows applications over the Web; stores program deployment properties in an XML format, including name, version, description, deployment options, and dependencies; may also contain a digital signature.
Software programs that will open, edit or convert APPLICATION files

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017
Microsoft .NET Framework
Microsoft Windows

How to convert another files to APPLICATION file format?

There are 2 records in our database eligible for another files to APPLICATION file format conversion. If you want to achieve another files to APPLICATION conversion, you may use the option.

Can't open a APPLICATION file?

When you click a file to open it, operating system examines the filename extension. If operating system recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When operating system does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

”Can't open this file: example.APPLICATION”。

To open this file, you install one of the applications from the list of software programs that you found here, you should be able to open, edit or convert the file with the APPLICATION extension without any issue.

Where I can download the application that support APPLICATION file?

If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program), you will find more information there on the location where to download the required application. Most often they are the websites of software manufacturers.

How to change file associations?

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click "Open With".
  • In the "Open With" dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click "Browse" to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the ”Always use the selected program to open this kind of file” check box.

Can I change the extension of APPLICATION files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read/open the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format. Select a software program from our list and install it on your computer. If the file has not opened correctly, you have to look for a different software program from our list. Sometimes you have to repeat the operation several times.

What else may cause problems width open a APPLICATION file?

The reasons for the lack of the ability to open a APPLICATION file on your computer may be at least several. The easiest thing is to find a suitable application installed on your computer, which will open a APPLICATION file. If there is still something wrong, you might want to check:

  • Whether the APPLICATION file is damaged.
  • Whether the APPLICATION file is incorrectly linked in the registry entries.
  • Whether the APPLICATION file extension has been accidentally removed from the Windows registry.
  • Whether the installation of an application that supports the APPLICATION file format is incompletely.
  • Whether the APPLICATION file is infected.
  • Whether the drivers of the equipment used for opening a APPLICATION file are up to date.
  • Whether your computer has enough hardware resources to open a APPLICATION file.

If the APPLICATION file still not working with your software after eliminating the above shortcomings? That means that the problem is more complex and requires the help of a specialist.