WM File - opening and understanding

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

What is a WM file?

A .WM file is a Windows Media file. Files that use the .wm file extension are most commonly associated with Windows Media files.

The files may contain audio and/or video data. It is more common to find these files with file extensions WMA or WMV, for Windows Media Audio and Windows Media Video, respectively.

How to open WM 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 WM for different purposes.

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

Other file formats using extension .WM

While Windows Media file is a popular type of WM-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .WM extension.

The WM 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 WM opener may not be able to open all kinds of WM files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited WM viewer.

Working Model 2D data

Working Model is a motion simulation product, used to confirm product designs with powerful analytical tools.

Instead of creating physical prototypes, Working Model 2D can simulate the behavior of your product in software to see if it has flaws that need to be corrected before you put it into production.

The .WM files contain your project data.

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

Various viewers for this file format

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

Microsoft Windows Media PlayerMicrosoft Windows Media PlayerUser submitted
Photo GalleryPhoto GalleryUser submitted
GOMPLAYERGOMPLAYERUser submitted
RealPlayerRealPlayerUser submitted
GOM PlayerGOM PlayerUser submitted
KMPlayerKMPlayerUser submitted
PotPlayerPotPlayerUser submitted
MPC-HCMPC-HCUser submitted
ChocoPlayerChocoPlayerUser submitted
Zoom PlayerZoom PlayerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with WM-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 WM-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!