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WMD file extension

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

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

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

Windows Media Download Package

WMD file is a Windows Media Download Package. Microsoft Windows Media Download packages combine borders, playlist information, and multimedia content in a single downloadable file (which has a .wmd file name extension).
Category: Multimedia files
Application: Windows Media Player
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
WMD aliases:
WMD related links:
WMD related extensions:
Windows Metafile

Windows Media Encoder Settings

Windows Media File

Windows Media Audio

Windows Media Player Media Catalog

Windows Media Video

Windows Media HD Photo

Windows Media Redirector

Windows Media Encoder Session Profile

Xbox 360 Native Audio

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

The .wmd file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

wms, amd, wmf, wmc, wld, whd, wd, qmd, wmx, md, wmv, dmd, wmr, wme, wm

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Alphacam 2D/3D Mill Drawing
Windows Media File
MarkDown Document
Reality Pump Game Package
Sega Genesis ROM MD
Windows Media Video
Domain Model Definition
WordStar 2000 Macro
Working Model 2D Model
WinDev WDINT Extraction File

Can't open a .wmd 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 .wmd 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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