WYG File Type

- The quick facts

What are WYG files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a WYG 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 WYG file?

A .WYG file is a WYSIWYG project data file. Through our analysis of WYG files, we know that one use of the format is WYSIWYG project data. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open WYG files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 2 different WYG openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: July 13, 2021

Suggest another file format using extension WYG

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

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of WYG files. Remember, different programs may use WYG files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

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