File Extension

WEBARCHIVE File Format

Safari Web archive file

webarchive file format

WEBARCHIVE is a web-created file format used by Safari web browser. WEBARCHIVE files contain HTML, images, sound and video from web pages previously visited. These files help the pages load, and also make it possible to view the material saved from the pages when not connected to the internet. WEBARCHIVE files can be used by Safari on Windows and Macs.

WEBARCHIVE files are similar to MHTML files, which saves HTML information acquired through Internet Explorer. To open .WEBARCHIVE files on other web browsers, they must be converted, which can be done by opening the file in Microsoft Word and saving it by clicking the “web page” feature in the file menu.

MIME: multipart/related

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This was last updated in July 2010
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