What is a .001 File And How To Open It (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .001 extension, but you are not sure what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .001 file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .001 file?

The file extension .001 is from Split Archive File.The file has the binary format, and it is a data related file.

What to know

There are currently 7 software that can open the .001 file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .001 file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .001 file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .001 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .001 file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the OO1 File Manager software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe, Welltek 001 File Joiner & Splitter, SplitJoin, 7-Zip and OO1 File Manager.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .001 file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the OO1 File Manager software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .001 file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .001 file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Split & Concat software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Split & Concat and Incredible Bee Archiver.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .001 file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Split & Concat software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .001 file?

If you are still unable to open the .001 file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .001 file.001 – Symantec, .001 – Clickteam, .001 – The Snes9x Team. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .001 file with the OO1 File Manager, Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe, Welltek 001 File Joiner & Splitter, SplitJoin, 7-Zip programs on Windows and Split & Concat, Incredible Bee Archiver programs on Mac.