What is a .OSAX File And How To Open It – Apple

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Have you downloaded a file with .osax extension, but you are not sure what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .osax file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .OSAX file?

The file extension .OSAX comes from AppleScript Scripting Addition. The development of this file was done by Apple. The format of this plugin related file is binary.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .osax file on 1 platform.

How to open a .OSAX file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .OSAX file on various operating systems.

How to open a .OSAX file on Mac

The .osax file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the Apple Script Editor software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .OSAX file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Apple Script Editor software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .OSAX file?

If you are still unable to open the .OSAX file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .OSAX file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .osb – peppy, .osb – Merkaartor, .osc – OpenStreetMap, .osdx – Microsoft, .osk – peppy. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .OSAX file with the Apple Script Editor program on Mac.