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WIG file extension

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

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

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

Wiggle Genome Track Data

WIG file is a Wiggle Genome Track Data. The WIG (wiggle) format is designed for display of dense continuous data such as probability scores.
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
WIG aliases:
WIG related links:
WIG related extensions:
BED Genome Annotation Track

General Feature Format File

Gene Transfer Format File

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

The .wig file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

sig, aig, wog, wkg, wir, wif, wg, iwg, eig, wug, wlg, wit, win, wgi, ig

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Visual FoxPro Window File

Can't open a .wig 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 .wig file association, check the FAQ.

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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