What is a .MAKE File And How To Open It – Apple (Easy Steps)

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Have you downloaded a file with .make extension, but you are not sure what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .make file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .MAKE file?

The .MAKE file extension comes from Xcode Makefile Script. This file extension belongs to the developer Apple. The format of this development related file is text.

What to know

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

How to open a .MAKE file?

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

How to open a .MAKE file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .make file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Apple Xcode software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Apple Xcode software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .MAKE 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 Xcode software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .MAKE file?

If you cannot open the .MAKE file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .MAKE file.make – Drush Make. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


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