WM File Type

- The quick facts

What are WM files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a WM 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 WM file?

WM files have multiple uses, and Windows Media is one of them.

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

Important: Different programs may use files with the WM file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your WM file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

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

Last updated: January 25, 2022

All known 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. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

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 apps that use files with this extension

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.

GOM PlayerGOM PlayerUser submitted
Microsoft Windows Media PlayerMicrosoft Windows Media PlayerUser submitted
Photo GalleryPhoto GalleryUser submitted
RealPlayerRealPlayerUser submitted
KMPlayerKMPlayerUser submitted
PotPlayerPotPlayerUser submitted
MPC-HCMPC-HCUser submitted
ChocoPlayerChocoPlayerUser submitted
Zoom PlayerZoom PlayerUser submitted
5KPlayer5KPlayerUser submitted

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