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What are WMX files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a WMX file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your WMX files.

What is a WMX file?

A .WMX file is a Windows Media Player shortcut file.

Files with file extension .wmx are usually shortcut-files used by Windows Media Player. The shortcut file does not contain any audio or video data but instead points to a Windows Media Video or Windows Media Audio file.

How to open WMX files

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

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

Last updated: December 22, 2023

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of WMX files. Remember, different programs may use WMX 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 PlayerVerified
Zoom PlayerZoom PlayerVerified
Windows Media PlayerWindows Media PlayerUser submitted
PotPlayerPotPlayerUser submitted
Windows Photo GalleryWindows Photo GalleryDiscontinued

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