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WMF file extension

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

  • What is the .wmf file?
  • What program do I need to open a .wmf file?
  • How can the .wmf file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .wmf files to another format?

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

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

✅ Windows Metafile

Windows Metafile (WMF) is a graphics file format on Microsoft Windows systems, originally designed in the early 1990s and not commonly used after the rise of the Internet and the widely used graphics formats such as GIF and JPEG. It is a vector graphics format which also allows the inclusion of raster graphics.
Category: Graphic files
Application: -
Mime-type: image/x-wmf
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
WMF aliases:
WMF related links:
WMF related extensions:
Art Image

AT&T Group 4 Bitmap Image

Windows Bitmap Image

CALS Compressed Bitmap

CorelDraw Drawing

Computer Graphics Metafile

Corel Photo-Paint Image

Windows Custom Cursor

Dr. Halo Bitmap Image

Micrografx Designer Drawing

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

🔄 .wmf converters

The following softwares are capable of converting .wmf files to other formats:

XnView, OpenOffice.org

For example, using the softwares above, a .wmf file can be converted into one of the following formats:

bmp, cgm, csv, dxf, emf, eps, gif, jpg, pcd, pct, pcx, pgm, pict, png, ppm

🚫 The .wmf file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

dmf, wme, amf, wmc, wm, wkf, whf, wf, wnf, qmf, wmt, mf, wmg, wmd, wmb

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

X-Tracker Music Module
Delgine DeleD Model File
Advanced Module Format Music
Wing Helper Design Document
OpenOffice Math Formula
WinMount Image
Java Manifest File
3D Gamestudio Compiled Map
ADRIFT Module File
WinZip Job File

🔴 Can't open a .wmf 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 .wmf 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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