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.DS_Store is the name of a file in the Apple OS X operating system for storing custom attributes of a folder such as the position of icons or the choice of a background image.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> The name is an abbreviation of Desktop Services Store,<ref name="arnostore">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> reflecting its purpose. It is created and maintained by the Finder application in every folder, and has functions similar to the file desktop.ini in Microsoft Windows. Starting with a full stop (period) character, it is hidden in Finder and many Unix utilities. Its internal structure is proprietary.


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