The File Extensions Database

.COMMAND File Extension

  • Developer by: Apple
  • Category: Executable Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .COMMAND file?

.COMMAND is Terminal Command File

Script file created for Terminal, the command line utility included with Mac OS X; contains plain text shell commands; used for executing commands automatically as if they were typed successively at the command line.

You can double-click a COMMAND file to run it. You can edit a COMMAND file with any text editor.

Programs that open Terminal Command File
Apple Terminal
Apple TextEdit

How to solve problems with COMMAND files

  • Associate the COMMAND file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any COMMAND file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.COMMAND files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the COMMAND file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .COMMAND is Terminal Command File. Because only the current version supports the latest COMMAND file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Apple manufacturer website after an available .COMMAND is Terminal Command File update.
  • To make sure that your COMMAND file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.