What is a .WEBHISTORY File And How To Open It – Apple (Simple Steps)

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Have you downloaded a file with .webhistory extension, but you have never seen this extension before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .webhistory file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .WEBHISTORY file?

The .WEBHISTORY file extension comes from Safari Web History File. This file extension belongs to the developer Apple. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a web related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .WEBHISTORY file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .WEBHISTORY file on various operating systems.

How to open a .WEBHISTORY file on Mac

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Apple Safari software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .WEBHISTORY 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 Safari software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .WEBHISTORY file?

If you cannot open the .WEBHISTORY file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .WEBHISTORY file.webloc – Apple, .webm – Google, .webp – Google, .webpnp – Microsoft, .webpublishhistory – Alpha Software. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .WEBHISTORY file with the Apple Safari program on Mac.