File Type Mac OS X System Component IconMac OS X System Component
File Format Proprietary (Apple)
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average

Adds functionality and support for various system services, such as audio and video recording and playback, Dictionary services, and AppleScript.

The COMPONENT file can be found in several different locations on your Mac. Common locations include the System → Library → Components folder and the Library → Components folder. Some other locations may be the "Library" folder on a shared network, the "Library" folder in different User accounts on the same Mac, and the "Library" folder within an application bundle.

COMPONENT files are used by Mac OS X and various applications.

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Updated 2007
Information from the PC File Extensions Reference