WEBLOCfile extension

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Have trouble opening the .webloc extension? Don't panic! This page explains webloc files and suggests programs you may use to open webloc files. You can download these programs through this page!

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What is WEBLOC file?

The WEBLOC file extension is a file format used by the Apple Safari web browser. WEBLOC files are created when a user bookmarks a webpage in Safari and contains information about the URL of the website.

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WEBLOC files are similar to HTML files, which are also used to store information about webpages. WEBLOC files can be opened on a Mac computer by double-clicking the file. The file will then be opened in Safari, which will take the user to the bookmarked webpage. WEBLOC files can also be opened on Windows versions of Safari (continued after 2012) as well as with WeblocOpener. When opened on a Windows computer, it can show two files. Opening these files in a text editor will reveal the URL that they contain.


How to open WEBLOC file?

Here are some universal methods of opening a file. Please, use this list of solutions.

Method 1: Correctly fix file association error

By following these steps, the user will be able to fix the webloc extension association problem in an instant automatically:

Download Solution

Step 1: Click the "Download Solution" button to download the automatic tool from Appsitory.

Step 2: Now click "Start Scan" to find out all potential problems.

Step 3: Review the resulting scan and click the "Fix Items" option.

Method 2: Download apps that open the webloc file

Here is a list of the presented programs that you should use to open/convert the webloc file. You can choose the right program for your OS and click on it to start the download. You can also visit the developer's website.

Apps that open WEBLOC files

Method 3: Use Universal File Viewer

The recommended use of Universal File Viewer, a tool for opening over 250 file extensions, complements the list of programs above. This utility is capable of opening your webloc file. Download Universal File Viewer to your OS quickly and securely.