WMF File - opening and understanding
Did your computer fail to open a WMF file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .WMF files.
What is a WMF file?
Files that contain the .wmf file extension are most commonly associated with Windows metafiles. These files are stored in a graphic file format and contain a series of drawing operations that are used to create vector images and raster graphics.
The WMF file format was initially created in the 1990's. This particular image format has been widely replaced by more recent and versatile image file formats, including the JPG and GIF file formats.
The Widelands software application has also been known to use the .wmf file extension. These WMF files contain the map files that are used by the Widelands application.
How to open WMF 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 WMF for different purposes.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different WMF openers which you will find listed below.
Suggest another file format using extension WMF
While we know of one file format using the .WMF file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .WMF file.
Various viewers for this file format
These apps are known to open certain types of WMF files. Remember, different programs may use WMF files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|Free File Viewer||User submitted|
|Pixillion Image Converter||User submitted|
|Corel Graphics Applications||User submitted|
|AVS Photo Editor||User submitted|
|Ashampoo Photo Commander||User submitted|
|Paint Shop Pro||User submitted|
|FastStone Image Viewer||User submitted|
|Ulead Photo Explorer||User submitted|