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Details of extension .action

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .action file?
  • Which program can create the .action file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .action format?
  • What can convert .action files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .action extension?
Automator Action .action file icon

Automator Action

ACTION file is a Automator Action file. Automator is an application developed by Apple for Mac OS X that implements point-and-click (or drag-and-drop) creation of workflows for automating repetitive tasks into batches for quicker alteration.
Category: Application files
Application: Mac OS X Automator
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Automator Workflow
Automator Converter Action

Other types of files may also use the .action file extension. If you have helpful information about .action extension, write to us!

Can't open a .action file?

If you want to open a .action file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .action association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.action

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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