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Details of extension .atom

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .atom file?
  • Which program can create the .atom file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .atom format?
  • What can convert .atom files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .atom extension?
Atom Syndication Format File .atom file icon

Atom Syndication Format File

ATOM file is an Atom Syndication Format File. Atom is an XML-based document format that describes lists of related information known as "feeds". Feeds are composed of a number of items, known as "entries", each with an extensible set of attached metadata. For example, each entry has a title.
Category: Document files
Application: Internet Explorer
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/atom+xml
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Extensible Markup Language File
RSS Feed File
Atom Syndication Service Data
Atom Syndication Category Document

Other types of files may also use the .atom file extension. If you have helpful information about .atom extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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The .atom filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

aom (1), ato (1), atm (1), atmo (1)

Can't open a .atom file?

If you want to open a .atom file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .atom association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.atom

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

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.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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