APPLICATIONfile extension

ClickOnce Deployment Manifest File

Have trouble opening the .application extension? Don't panic! This page explains application files and suggests programs you may use to open application files. You can download these programs through this page!

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What is APPLICATION file?

An APPLICATION file (ClickOnce Deployment Manifest File) allows users to deploy an application on their computers. A file contains information about the app, what files it needs to run, and where they should be stored.

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An APPLICATION file is used in conjunction with ClickOnce technology, which allows users to install applications without requiring them to download an installer. Instead, they can simply click the "install" button on the website or web app where they found the app and then follow the steps in order to complete installation. APPLICATION files can be opened using suitable software.


How to open APPLICATION file?

Here are some universal methods of opening a file. Please, use this list of solutions.

Method 1: Correctly fix file association error

By following these steps, the user will be able to fix the application extension association problem in an instant automatically:

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Step 1: Click the "Download Solution" button to download the automatic tool from Appsitory.

Step 2: Now click "Start Scan" to find out all potential problems.

Step 3: Review the resulting scan and click the "Fix Items" option.

Method 2: Download apps that open the application file

Here is a list of the presented programs that you should use to open/convert the application file. You can choose the right program for your OS and click on it to start the download. You can also visit the developer's website.

Apps that open APPLICATION files

Method 3: Use Universal File Viewer

The recommended use of Universal File Viewer, a tool for opening over 250 file extensions, complements the list of programs above. This utility is capable of opening your application file. Download Universal File Viewer to your OS quickly and securely.