WGT File - opening and understanding

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

What is a WGT file?

Files that contain the .wgt file extension are most commonly associated with the Widget files that are used by the Opera Internet browser.

The Widgets that are used by the Opera browser are little applications that can be installed onto the Opera Internet browser for added functionality. Popular Opera Widgets include the Google Translator, eBook readers, to-do lists and calendars.

The Widget files that are saved with the .wgt file suffix are saved as a compressed file archive and contain the widget configuration details, an index document and any associated images. These files also contain the JavaScript files and style sheets needed for the Widget to run properly.

How to open WGT 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 WGT for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 2 different WGT openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension WGT

While we know of one file format using the .WGT 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 .WGT file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

OperaOperaUser submitted
Opera Internet BrowserOpera Internet BrowserUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with WGT-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 WGT-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!