File Type macOS Website Location IconmacOS Website Location
File Format Proprietary (Apple)
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually; may run a program or script when opened
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A WEBLOC file is a shortcut to a Web address. It contains the URL of a Web page and opens the referenced location in a Web browser when opened. WEBLOC files may be created by Safari or other Mac OS X applications.

Info About Apple Safari

Safari is a Web browser developed by Apple and is available for both Macintosh and Windows computers. It uses the Nitro engine and is HTML 5 and CSS 3 compliant. Safari also supports HTML 4.01 and passes the Acid 3 compliance test. The program supports smart address, smart search, phishing and malware protection, and offers full page zoom. It also includes developer tools including a Web Inspector and Error Console.

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Updated December 31, 2009
Information from the PC File Extensions Reference