WMX File Type

- The quick facts

What are WMX files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a WMX 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 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 10 different WMX openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: January 18, 2022

Suggest another file format using extension WMX

While we know of one file format using the .WMX 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 .WMX file.

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 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
MediaPlayerLiteMediaPlayerLiteUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with WMX-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 WMX-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!