The File Extensions Database

.WEBHISTORY File Extension

  • Developer by: Apple
  • Category: Web Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .WEBHISTORY file?

.WEBHISTORY is Safari Web History File

File created by Safari, a Web browser for Mac OS X; saves data for a visited Web page, including the Web page's title and URL; used for remembering visited websites and auto-completing Web addresses as users type them in the address bar.

By default, WEBHISTORY files are saved to the following directory:[user]/Library/Caches/Metadata/Safari/History/.

Programs that open Safari Web History File
Apple Safari

How to solve problems with WEBHISTORY files

  • Associate the WEBHISTORY file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any WEBHISTORY file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.WEBHISTORY files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the WEBHISTORY 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 .WEBHISTORY is Safari Web History File. Because only the current version supports the latest WEBHISTORY file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Apple manufacturer website after an available .WEBHISTORY is Safari Web History File update.
  • To make sure that your WEBHISTORY file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.