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.COMPONENT File Extension

File TypeMac OS X System Component

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What is a COMPONENT file?

Adds functionality and support for various system services, such as audio and video recording and playback, Dictionary services, and AppleScript.

More Information

The COMPONENT file can be found in several different locations on your Mac. Common locations include the System → Library → Components folder and the Library → Components folder. Some other locations may be the "Library" folder on a shared network, the "Library" folder in different User accounts on the same Mac, and the "Library" folder within an application bundle.

COMPONENT files are used by Mac OS X and various applications.

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Programs that open COMPONENT files

Included with OS
Updated 1/13/2015


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