.script

File Type Generic IconGeneric Script File
File Format Standard
Usage Open manually; may be referenced by an application; may run a program or script when opened
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average
Description

Script that may be written in one of many scripting languages; typically contains variables and functions that can be run using the appropriate scripting engine.

Common scripting languages include JavaScript (.JS), VBScript (.VBS), AppleScript (.SCPT), PHP (.PHP), and ASP (.ASP). Script files can typically be opened and edited with a text editor. In order to execute a script, the file extension may need to be changed to the scripting language's default extension.

Open With
Windows

IconEdit with a text editor

IconRun using the appropriate scripting engine

macOS

IconEdit with a text editor

IconRun using the appropriate scripting engine

Unix

IconEdit with a text editor

IconRun using the appropriate scripting engine

Updated 2007
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