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.LOCALSTORAGE File Extension

File TypeWebKit Local Storage Data File

DeveloperThe WebKit Open Source Project
Popularity
4.1 (18 Votes)
CategoryData Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is a LOCALSTORAGE file?

Application support file created by the Web browsers that use WebKit, which include Google Chrome, Apple Safari, and others; may store browser settings or local data for a browser extension (plug-in); enables extensions to store a local cache of user data; saved in an SQLite database format and can be opened by SQLite programs.

More Information

Local storage is useful for extensions such as Chrome browser games. For example, the game Angry Birds stores saved game information in a LOCALSTORAGE file.

NOTE: Chrome for Windows stores extension information here:

[user]\AppData\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\

Chrome for Mac uses the following location for extension information:

~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default/Local Storage/

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Programs that open LOCALSTORAGE files
Windows
Google Chrome
Apple Safari
Mac
Google Chrome
Apple Safari
Linux
Google Chrome
iOS
Apple Safari
Updated 3/20/2012

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