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WLD file extension

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

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

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource!

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

ArcGIS World Data

WLD file is an ArcGIS World Data. A World file is a text file (.wld) containing one or two pairs of x,y coordinates. The first pair of x,y coordinates is the actual x,y location of any known control point in your drawing file.
Category: GIS files
Application: ArcGIS
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
WLD aliases:
WLD related links:
WLD related extensions:
ArcInfo Binary Coverage

ArcInfo Band Interleaved by Line Image

ArcInfo Band Interleaved by Line Image

ArcInfo Band Sequential Image

ArcInfo ASCII Export

Geography Markup Language Document

MapInfo Table Document

FME Document

FME Feature Store

SIA dataMap GIS Export

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

The .wld file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

wmd, ald, wls, wlf, wl, wid, wd, qld, ld, wod, dld, wlx, wlr, wlc, wkd

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Corel WordPerfect Document
Microsoft Dynamics AX Application Label Data
Wanderlust Configuration
AutoCAD Electrical Project Labels Data
Lightworks Data File
Windows Media Download Package
Alphacam Laser Drawing
WISCO Word Power Document
Corel Ventura 4 Width Table
MassLynx Quantation Data

Can't open a .wld 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 .wld 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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