What is a .AFPLOC File And How To Open It – Apple (Guide)

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While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .afploc extension. You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .afploc file extension and how to open it.

What is a .AFPLOC file?

The file extension .AFPLOC comes from Apple Filing Protocol Location. The creator of this file extension is Apple. The file has the xml format, and it is a miscellaneous file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .afploc file on 1 platform.

How to open a .AFPLOC file?

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

How to open a .AFPLOC file on Mac

To open the .afploc file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Apple Finder software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .AFPLOC 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: 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Apple Finder software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .AFPLOC file?

If you cannot open the .AFPLOC file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .AFPLOC file.afs – Bentley Systems, .aft – Ancestry.com, .afx – Auto FX Software, .afzplug – Corel, .agb – Game Boy Advance ROM. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .AFPLOC file with the Apple Finder program on Mac.