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.COMMAND File Extension

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File TypeTerminal Command File

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CategoryExecutable Files


This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.


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.

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

Program(s) that open .COMMAND files
Mac OS X LogoMac
Apple Terminal
Apple TextEdit
Other text editor
Updated 7/28/2011