The caction file extension is related to the Automator scripting tool. The *.caction file stores conversion action script.

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CACTION file - Apple Mac OS X Automator conversion action file

What is caction file? How to open caction files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

caction file icon: caction filetype icon

The caction file extension is related to Mac OS X operating system and its Automator a scripting tool for Apple Mac OS X operating system that allows users to automate tasks in OS X.

The *.caction file stores conversion action script.

The default software associated to caction file type:

Mac OS X Automator icon

Apple, Inc. logoMac OS X Automator  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

Mac OS X Automator is utility used to create customizable automation scripts, routines developed by Apple and included in Mac OS X operating system.

Mac OS X icon

Apple, Inc. logoMac OS X  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

OS X or Mac OS X is Unix-based operating system developed by Apple Inc. for Macintosh computers. It contains basic core applications for everyday use, such as Finder basic file manager, Safari for Internet browsing, QuickTime for video, iTunes for managing audio data and iPod, iOS devices management , iMessage instant messaging, Mail, Contacts, Calendar and many more.

The latest version 10.11 of OS X is called El Capitan. It is available to purchase on Mac App Store as well as is distributed with new Mac computers and notebooks. It includes features to improve the security, performance, design and usability.

OS X operating system was replaced by new macOS in 2016!

Help how to open:

Use Automator to open *.caction files.

How to convert:

Due the variability and uncertainty of this file type group, there is no general information available, about how to convert this various data file format. However most files with extension from this group are usually not in formats, which can be converted. If there are associated applications or programs listed below the extension description, you can always try to check their website for additional informations on their forums or other type of customer support.

List of software applications associated to the .caction file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open caction file, edit caction file, convert caction file, view caction file, play caction file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting caction files.

  • Open caction file
  • Create caction file
  • Others caction file

Software that open caction file - Apple Mac OS X Automator conversion action file

Programs supporting the exension caction on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open caction file action.

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with caction file by default:
Mac OS X Automator small icon Mac OS X Automator
Mac OS X small icon Mac OS X

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