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.HELP File Extension

File TypeMac OS X Help Book

DeveloperApple
Popularity
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CategorySystem Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

What is a HELP file?

File used by Help Viewer, a help documentation viewer included with Mac OS X; contains a bundle of documents, which may include HTML and CSS files as well as indexing information; commonly used for Mac OS X application help documentation.

More Information

Help books may be localized for different languages. For example, a help book may include subdirectories for English (e.g., /English.lproj/ directory) or Spanish (e.g., /Spanish.lproj/ directory) translations.

HELP files are commonly included within Mac OS X application bundles (.APP files).

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Programs that open HELP files
Mac
Apple Help Viewer
Updated 4/7/2011

About HELP Files

Our goal is to help you understand what a file with a *.help suffix is and how to open it.

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