Open action file

action file icon Did your computer fail to open action file? We explain what action files are and recommend software that we know can open your action files.

What is action file?

Files with .action file extension are saved action scripts for Automator app.

action file description

The action file extension is associated with Automator.

The action files contains specific action, which can be combined to create automated process.

Default system Automator actions files are located in:


An user Automator actions files are located in Library/Automator folder under macOS operating system.

Apple Automator application and script functionality is the native part of Apple macOS (MaC OS X).

Software that will open action file

Mac OS X Automator

Utility used to create customizable automation scripts, routines


A Unix-based desktop operating system for Apple Mac computers

Mac OS X

Unix-based operating system for Apple Mac computers

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the file name, so for example filename.mp3 has file extension „mp3“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

We can help you to open your file

Our database contains a huge list of different file extensions, usually with detailed description and programs that can be used to open or otherwise work with that particular file type.

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