Did your computer fail to open a LOCALSTORAGE file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .LOCALSTORAGE files.
What is a LOCALSTORAGE file?
The .localstorage file extension is used as a settings file format that was developed by Google, Inc. These LOCALSTORAGE files are bundled with other application data files and resources that are installed with the Google Chrome Web browser. Also known as Google Chrome settings files, these .localstorage files are activated upon the initialization of Google Chrome in the computer.A LOCALSTORAGE file contains plugin details, settings and configurations that have been saved in the Google Chrome Web browser. These settings are used by Google Chrome upon startup, and the data stored in these .localstorage files are updated when changes are saved by the user in Google Chrome.There is no human-readable data in these .localstorage files. It's best to leave these LOCALSTORAGE files alone, in order for Google Chrome to continue working properly.
Suggest another file format using extension LOCALSTORAGE
While we know of one file format using the .LOCALSTORAGE file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .LOCALSTORAGE file.
Various LOCALSTORAGE file openers, viewers, etc.
These apps are known to open certain types of LOCALSTORAGE files. Remember, different programs may use LOCALSTORAGE files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.