What is a .WORKFLOW File And How To Open It – Apple (Guide)

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Have you downloaded a file with .workflow extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .workflow file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .WORKFLOW file?

The file extension .WORKFLOW is Automator Workflow. The development of this file was done by Apple. The file is a executable file.

What to know

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

How to open a .WORKFLOW file?

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

How to open a .WORKFLOW file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .workflow file on Mac.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .WORKFLOW 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: 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 Apple Automator 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 .WORKFLOW file?

If you are still unable to open the .WORKFLOW file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .WORKFLOW file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .worksheet – Bare Bones Software, .workspace – Code::Blocks, .workspace – Adobe Systems, .world – WorldPainter, .world – Re-Logic. 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 .WORKFLOW file with the Apple Automator program on Mac.