Files with webloc extension can be mainly found as internet shortcuts generated by Safari web browser for macOS (OS X).

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Software that open webloc file

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WEBLOC file extension - Apple Safari Internet URL

What is webloc file? How to open webloc files?

File type specification:

Internet related file type icon Internet related file type

webloc file icon: webloc filetype icon

File extension webloc is used for URL equivalent files in Mac OS X (macOS) environment.

These files are generally generated by Safari Web browser and work much like their URL counterparts in Microsoft Windows.

Updated: November 29, 2023

The default software associated to open webloc file:

Safari icon

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

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

Safari is the default web browser integrated to Apple Mac OS X since version 10.3 "Panther". It is also used in iOS devices like iPads and IPhones.

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:

You can open this file type using Safari webbrowser to open the website linked in the webloc files.

How to convert:

You cannot convert this file type to anything else, it acts just like an url shortcut. Maybe saving to url format instead is possible.

List of software applications associated to the .webloc 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 webloc file, edit webloc file, convert webloc file, view webloc file, play webloc 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 able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting webloc files.

Software that open webloc file - Apple Safari Internet URL

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

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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