WBA File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a WBA file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .WBA files.

What is a WBA file?

Files that contain the .wba file extension contain custom themes and skins that have been created with the WindowBlinds custom Windows interface application. WindowBlinds creates custom desktop and application skins and themes that change the way the Windows environment looks on a user's computer monitor. The WindowBlinds software was created by Stardock in 1998.

The WBA files are compressed files that contain the different files that are needed to customize the look of the user's Window toolbars, icons, animations, borders and more. The WBA files are compressed so that they will be easier to download and distribute over the Internet.

How to open WBA files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension WBA for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 4 different WBA openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension WBA

While we know of one file format using the .WBA file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .WBA file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of WBA files. Remember, different programs may use WBA files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

GLLab ApplicationGLLab ApplicationUser submitted
SizerSizerUser submitted
ZipZag ArchiverZipZag ArchiverUser submitted
Stardock WindowBlindsStardock WindowBlindsUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with WBA-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with WBA-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!