WKS File - opening and understanding

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

What is a WKS file?

A .WKS file is a Microsoft Works Spreadsheet file. The .wks file extension is most commonly associated with the Microsoft Works spreadsheet software application. The WKS files are spreadsheet files that contain data that is organized into columns and rows. MS Works is similar to MS Office, but the Works applications are more streamlined and do not offer many features like the Office products.

How to open WKS 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 WKS for different purposes. We have identified 3 WKS openers for Windows that is compatible with this specific type of WKS file.

Programs that open these files

We have not yet verified any programs for Mac that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
We have not yet verified any web services that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Other file formats using extension .WKS

While Microsoft Works Spreadsheet is a popular type of WKS-file, we know of 5 different uses of the .WKS extension.

The WKS file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a WKS opener may not be able to open all kinds of WKS files. In this case, look through all formats to make sure you find the best suited WKS viewer.

AS-EASY-AS Worksheet

Through our analysis of WKS files, we know that one use of the format is AS-EASY-AS Worksheet . We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different WKS openers which you will find listed below.

DeskMate worksheet

Through our analysis of WKS files, we know that one use of the format is DeskMate worksheet. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different WKS openers which you will find listed below.

Lotus 123 Worksheet

Through our analysis of WKS files, we know that one use of the format is Lotus 123 Worksheet . We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different WKS openers which you will find listed below.

VP-Planner Plus spreadsheet

Through our analysis of WKS files, we know that one use of the format is VP-Planner Plus spreadsheet. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different WKS openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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

LibreOfficeLibreOfficeUser submitted
StarOffice CalcStarOffice CalcUser submitted
Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft OfficeUser submitted
Microsoft ExcelMicrosoft ExcelUser submitted
OpenOffice.org BaseOpenOffice.org BaseUser submitted
Stuffit ExpanderStuffit ExpanderUser submitted
OOo4Kids CalcOOo4Kids CalcUser submitted
Complete OFFICE NumerateComplete OFFICE NumerateUser submitted
TableurTableurUser submitted
Oracle Open Office CalcOracle Open Office CalcUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with WKS-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 WKS-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!