What are WPD files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a WPD 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 WPD file?
WPD files have multiple uses, and WordPerfect Document is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
The .wpd extension is most commonly assigned to files that have been created in Corel WordPerfect. WordPerfect is a word processing application that is included with the purchase of the WordPerfect Office suite.
WPD files can contain tables, drawn objects, formatted text, and graphics.
How to open WPD files
We have identified three WPD openers that are compatible with this specific type of WPD file.
Programs that open WordPerfect Document files
Last updated: February 24, 2023
All known file formats using extension .WPD
While WordPerfect Document is a popular type of WPD-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .WPD file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
The .wpd extension is also assigned to documents that have been created with the 602PC Suite. This suite is an alternative to the Microsoft Word suite of office products.
These WPD documents contain text documents that have been created with the 602PC text editor that is included in the 602PC suite.
WPD opener for Windows
We have identified one WPD opener that is compatible with this specific type of WPD file.
WinWorks Text Document
We know that one WPD format is WinWorks Text Document. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different WPD openers which you will find listed below.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of WPD files. Remember, different programs may use WPD files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|StarOffice Writer||User submitted|
|Microsoft Word||User submitted|
|OpenOffice.org Base||User submitted|
|Microsoft Office||User submitted|
|progeCAD Professional||User submitted|
|Adobe Acrobat||User submitted|
|Integrated Software Package||User submitted|
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