What is a .URL File And How To Open It

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .url extension and you don’t know what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .url file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .URL file?

The .URL file extension is from Internet Shortcut. The format of this web related file is text.

What to know

There are currently 7 software that can open the .url file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .URL file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .URL file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .URL file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .url file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Mozilla Firefox software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Notepad software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .URL file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Mozilla Firefox software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .URL file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .url file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Mozilla Firefox software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Mozilla Firefox and Apple TextEdit.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .URL file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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 right click on your file and choose “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 Mozilla Firefox software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .URL file on Android

There is easy way to open the .url file on Android.

Step 1

Image 1: Locating your .URL file in the download folder

The first 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 2

Image2: Unable to open the file

If you try clicking the file, it will show you the error above.

Step 3

Image3: Open your Google Play Store

Please locate the app “Google Play Store” (picture above) and open it.

Step 4

Image4: Search for the software and download it

To open the file, you will need to download the Zapek Software Engineering stuntzurl software. Please search for it in the Google Play Store and install it. You could also download the Zapek Software Engineering stuntzurl software. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Android.

Still cannot open the .URL file?

If you are still unable to open the .URL file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .URL file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .urr – Compuware, .urt – Utah Raster Toolkit File, .usa – Epic Games, .usd – Pixar Animation Studios, .usdz – Apple and Pixar Animation Studios. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .URL file with the Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Microsoft Notepad programs on Windows, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Apple TextEdit programs on Mac and Zapek Software Engineering stuntzurl software on Android.