WKS File Type

- The quick facts

What are WKS files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a WKS 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 WKS file?

WKS files have multiple uses, and Microsoft Works Spreadsheet is one of them.

Microsoft Works Spreadsheet

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

We have identified 3 WKS openers that are compatible with this specific type of WKS file.

Programs that open Microsoft Works Spreadsheet files

Last updated: March 17, 2022

More file formats using the WKS extension

Through our research of WKS files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • AS-EASY-AS Worksheet
  • DeskMate Worksheet
  • Lotus 123 Worksheet
  • VP-Planner Plus Spreadsheet

Various apps that use files with this extension

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
OOo4Kids CalcOOo4Kids CalcUser submitted
Complete OFFICE NumerateComplete OFFICE NumerateUser submitted
TableurTableurUser submitted
Oracle Open Office CalcOracle Open Office CalcUser submitted
BrOffice.org CalcBrOffice.org CalcUser submitted

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