.ICALEVENT File Extension

A .ICALEVENT file is a iCal Event File, created by Apple.

Open with Apple Calendar (Included with OS). Available for Mac.

What is a .ICALEVENT file?

The file extension .ICALEVENT is associated with an iCal Event File. This type of file is a data file that is used by a program called Spotlight. Spotlight is a search tool that comes with Mac OS X, which is the operating system for Apple computers. The purpose of an .ICALEVENT file is to store information about calendar events in a way that makes it easy for Spotlight to find and display these events when you search for them.

These files are usually found in a specific folder on your computer. If you're using a Mac, you can find them in the [user]/Library/Caches/Metadata/iCal/ directory. This means that they are stored in a cache folder within the Library folder of your user account, specifically in a subfolder for iCal metadata. The cache is used to help your computer quickly access and display data without having to reload it from scratch every time.

To open an .ICALEVENT file, you can use the Apple Calendar program. This program is included with the operating system on Mac computers, so you don't need to download or install anything extra to view these files. Apple Calendar is a calendar application that lets you keep track of events, appointments, and other important dates. It's worth noting that Apple Calendar was previously known as Apple iCal. The name change happened in 2012 when Apple released OS X Mountain Lion, but the function of the program remained the same.

In summary, .ICALEVENT files are used to store calendar event data for Mac computers. They are specifically designed to work with the Spotlight search tool and the Apple Calendar program, making it easier for users to manage and search for their calendar events.


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