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.
|StarOffice Calc||User submitted|
|Microsoft Office||User submitted|
|Microsoft Excel||User submitted|
|OpenOffice.org Base||User submitted|
|OOo4Kids Calc||User submitted|
|Complete OFFICE Numerate||User submitted|
|Oracle Open Office Calc||User submitted|
|BrOffice.org Calc||User submitted|
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