What are WBFS files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a WBFS file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is a WBFS file?
A .WBFS file is a Wii Backup File System file.
Files with the .wbfs extension are most commonly used by the Wii backup file system. The Wii is a gaming platform distributed by Nintendo. The WBFS backup files contain images of a Wii game that can be stored on an external device. This file format was initially created by Waninkoko for the Wii USB backup loader.
How to open WBFS files
Important: Different programs may use files with the WBFS file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your WBFS file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the app ourselves yet, our users have suggested a single WBFS opener which you will find listed below.
Last updated: March 17, 2022
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of WBFS files. Remember, different programs may use WBFS files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
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