A savedsearch file extension is related to the Spotlight, a files indexing tool from macOS (OS X). A savedsearch file contains saved searches.

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SAVEDSEARCH file extension - Spotlight saved search

What is savedsearch file? How to open savedsearch files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

savedsearch file icon: savedsearch filetype icon

The savedsearch file extension is associated with the Spotlight real-time search service installed in Apple Mac OS X (macOS).

Spotlight saved searches or Smart Folders, are simply XML files with a savedsearch extension.

The default software associated to open savedsearch file:

macOS icon

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

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

macOS is Unix-based desktop operating system, a successor of Mac OS X system for MacBook-family, iMac, Mac Mini and Mac Pro computers, developed and sold by Apple, Inc.

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 any text editor to view content of *.savedsearch files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .savedsearch file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .savedsearch 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 savedsearch file, edit savedsearch file, convert savedsearch file, view savedsearch file, play savedsearch file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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

Programs that can create savedsearch file - Spotlight saved search

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

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with savedsearch file by default:
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