File Type Automator Action IconAutomator Action
File Format Proprietary (Apple)
Usage Open manually; may be referenced by an application
Popularity ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆  Average

Action used by Automator, a program for creating automations in Mac OS X; contains a specific action that can be combined with other actions to create an automated process; these processes are saved as .WORKFLOW documents.

ACTION files may be saved in one of the following folders:

1. /System/Library/Automator

The most common location of ACTION files in OS X.

2. /Library/Automator

Location for ACTION files installed by an administrator but available on all the accounts of the computer.

3. ~/Library/Automator

Location for ACTION files available for specific users.

Open With

IconApple Automator

Updated August 25, 2015
Information from the PC File Extensions Reference