A website file extension is associated with the Internet Explorer version 9. A website file stores pinned site shortcut.

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Software that open website file

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WEBSITE file extension - Internet Explorer 9 pinned site shortcut

What is website file? How to open website files?

File type specification:

Internet related file type icon Internet related file type

website file icon: website filetype icon

The website file extension is related to Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 and higher.

The website file contains shortcut to such pinned site created by Internet Explorer 9.

Windows Internet Explorer 9 introduces pinned sites, a feature with which you can integrate your websites with the Windows 7 desktop.

Pinned sites enable easy access to favorite websites and add shortcut functionality similar to that found in Microsoft Windows applications.

To create .website shortcut → drag URL or favicon from Explorer address bar and drop it for example on Desktop.

Website file is stored in simple text format and you can view it in text editors.

This website file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Updated: October 26, 2019

The default software associated to open website file:

Microsoft Internet Explorer icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Internet Explorer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Internet Explorer is traditionally used as default web browser that comes as part of Microsoft Windows operating system. First released in 1995. Latest version is 11.

Latest Microsoft Windows 10 also contains Internet Explorer, but as default browser is used Microsoft Edge.

Help how to open:

Use Internet Explorer 9 to open *.website pinned site shortcut file

How to convert:

There is no way how to convert *.website files to other formats.

List of software applications associated to the .website 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 website file, edit website file, convert website file, view website file, play website 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 website files.

Software that open website file - Internet Explorer 9 pinned site shortcut

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

Microsoft Windows:

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