What are WEBARCHIVE files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a WEBARCHIVE file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a WEBARCHIVE file?

A .WEBARCHIVE file is an Apple Safari WebArchive file.

Files that contain the .webarchive file extension are associated with the Safari Internet browser. The WEBARCHIVE files that are used by this software contain HTML pages that have been saved by the Safari browser for offline viewing.

The Safari Internet browser is used by Mac computers and is similar to the Internet Explorer used by Windows computer users. When a Mac user creates a WEBARCHIVE file using Safari, it allows them to view the web page that is associated with the file even when their computer is not connected to the Internet. However, if the page is dynamic or interactive, the WEBARCHIVE file will only store the basic information, and the user will not be able to access the full features of the web page through the WEBARCHIVE file.

How to open WEBARCHIVE files

We have identified one WEBARCHIVE opener that is compatible with this specific type of WEBARCHIVE file.

Programs that open Apple Safari WebArchive files


Last updated: December 27, 2022

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