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Informations about the WMF filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .wmf filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .wmf file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

1 filename extension(s) are in our database

.wmf - Windows Metafile

The WMF file is a Graphic file, which is connected to the Windows Metafile according to our registry. We currently can’t suggest an application for opening the Windows Metafile format.

Format description:
WMF format
Category:
Graphic
Application:
-
Mime-type:
image/x-wmf
Magic string:
- / -
Aliases:
emf
Related links:
-
Related extensions:
.myl
MyLogoMaker Image
.crw
Canon Raw Image
.cdt
CorelDraw Template
.hgr
Apple II HGR Image
.cri
Crystal Reports Image
.acorn
Acorn Sprite Image

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .wmf file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .wmf extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .wmf files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .wmf file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .wmf file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .wmf file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .wmf file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .wmf extension

The .wmf filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .wmf files.

wmg, amf, wmd, wmb, wlf, wjf, wf, qmf, mf, wmt, dmf, wme, wmc, wm, wkf

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .wmf file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .wmf extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

.amf
Advanced Module Format Music
.wkf
KF Webserver Script
.smf
Lowrance StructureMap File
.wm
Working Model 2D Model
.mf
Metafont Font
.wme
Windows Media Encoder Session Profile

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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