.WEBARCHIVE File Extension

Web Archive File

WEBARCHIVE is Safari web browser's native format for saving web pages. The files contain HTML code, images, CSS, JavaScripts, and other resources to display the pages properly offline. WEBARCHIVE file...

General Information

Title WEBARCHIVE File Extension
Extension .webarchive
Full Form Web Archive File
File Type Web Page Archive File
Developer Apple Inc.
MIME Type application/x-webarchive

File Function

Primary Function Store web pages
Additional Functions Preserve content, Offline viewing
Features Single file, Embedded resources

File Characteristics

Quality Depends on content
Supports Layers No
Supports Transparency Varies
Editable Indirectly

Use Cases

Web Content Saving Yes
Research Documentation Yes
Offline Access Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Script execution
Best Practices Antivirus scan, Disable scripts

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 2003
Latest Version Depends on browser

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .mhtml, .htm, .html

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Safari Free Mac, iOS
Internet Explorer Free Windows (with plugin)
WebArchive Extractor Free Mac