What is a .CRASH File And How To Open It – Apple


While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .crash extension. You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .crash file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .CRASH file?

The .CRASH file extension comes from Mac OS X Crash Log File. This file extension belongs to the developer Apple. This file belongs to the text format and it is a system related files.

What to know

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

How to open a .CRASH file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .CRASH file on various operating systems.

How to open a .CRASH file on Mac

The .crash file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the Apple TextEdit software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .CRASH file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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 TextEdit software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .CRASH file?

If you cannot open the .CRASH file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .CRASH file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .crashed – AbiSource, .crc – Ghisler Software, .crd – Guitar Tabs, .crd – Microsoft, .crdownload – Google. 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 .CRASH file with the Apple TextEdit program on Mac.