Weird file associations glitch

beebarb

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Sep 10, 2015
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I have music module files of various formats, and I am encountering a strange file association error on OS X 10.11.4.

I want XM and IT modules associated with VLC.
I want MOD and S3M modules associated with Audio Overload.

There are more which I mostly want associated with Audio Overload, but associated with VLC if it's a format Audio Overload doesn't understand, like the ones already listed as me wanting associated with VLC.

For some strange reason, as an example, each time I try to change associations for XM, MOD will also be affected.

I thought file associations functioned based off the extension, but this is just WTF?!
How do I get the associations to work how they are supposed to?!
 

mag01

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Apr 10, 2011
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I haven't tried it in El Cap, but it definitely works in Mavericks so there's some hope...
 

beebarb

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Sep 10, 2015
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Also, I have tried to reset the LaunchServices database, but it only seemed to make the problem worse.
 
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