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Details of the .whl file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .whl file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .whl file?
  • What program do I need to open a .whl file?
  • How can the .whl file be opened, edited or printed?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .whl?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .whl extension?
  • How can I convert .whl files to another format?
  • What are other, similar filename extensions to .whl?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

.whl file extension details

Python Wheel Package

Python Wheel Package .whl file icon
WHL file is a Python Wheel Package. Python is a dynamic object-oriented programming language. Wheel is a built-package format for Python. A wheel is a ZIP-format archive with a specially formatted filename and the .whl extension.
Category: Development files
Application: Python Wheel
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
WHL aliases:
WHL related links:
WHL related extensions:
Python Script

Python Bytecode

Python Dynamic Module

Python Optimized Code

Python Repository

Other types of files may also use the .whl file extension.

.whl file extension error

The .whl file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

wtl, wl, shl, wbl, hwl, wml, hl, ahl, wul, dhl

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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Wanderlust Configuration
Inno Setup String Tables File
OPM WAP Bookmarks Archive
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Homemeeting Messenger Web Office Server List File
Wireless Markup Language Document
HeuristicLab Storage
open .whl file

Can't open a .whl file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .whl file association, check the FAQ.

.whl file extension

Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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