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File Extension Type Glossary
The end of each filename contains a file extension ( wav, wmv, wii, wiki, wps, wdb, wmf, wri, wpd, wrf, wvx, wk1, wma ) which refers to the type of file. This information is used by your computer operating system to open an appropriate program that is associated with this file.

.wab - Microsoft Outlook (Address Book file).

.wav - Resource Interchange File Format Waveform Audio Format or wav. A proprietary sound format sponsored by Microsoft and IBM. This is a high-quality audio file type generally used for applications that require high quality, such as CDs. WAV files are uncompressed, and therefore take up some disk space, unlike MP3s or AACs, which are compressed.

.wk1 - WK1 is a Lotus 1-2-3 (versions 1 and 2) spreadsheet. ( file extension .wk1 ).

.wma -WMA is an audio file format related to data compression that competes with the popular MP3 format. ( file extension wma )

.wmf - WMF is a Windows Meta File format. Native vector file format for the Microsoft Windows operating environment. When a WMF file is "played back" a graphic is rendered. These files are device-independant and have no limit to their size. ( extension wmf file type )

.wmv - Windows Media Video or wmv is a compressed video file format for several proprietary codecs. The screencast codec can capture live screen content, or convert video from third-party screen-capture programs into WMV 9 Screen files. ( file extension wmv )

.wpd - WPD file type is a text document created by Corel WordPerfect. Word Perfect is a popular word processing application. It supports formatted text, tables, forms, and images. It can be exported to other formats from within WordPerfect. ( file extension .wpd )

.wpg - WPG is a WordPerfect Graphics Metafile. Native graphics file format of the WordPerfect Corporation line of software products. These files may store bitmapped or vector graphics data, or Encapsulated PostScript data as well. ( file extension wpg )

.wps - WPS is a text document created with Microsoft Works Word Processor. WPS is similar to Microsoft Word (.DOC) document, but wps does not include advanced formatting options and macros that a Word document may contain. WPS can be opened with most versions of Microsoft Word as well as Microsoft Publisher. You can convert wps to doc with a converter. ( file extension wps )

.wrf - WRF is a Microsoft Office add-in used for recording a webcast. You can record a web meeting using WebEx, which can be viewed by using WebEx Player. WebEx has a Recording Editor which you can use to convert the wrf file to another video format. You can open your wrf file in the Editor and simply ‘Export to’ a file format within the editor. ( file extension wrf )

.wri - WRI is a write format. It is a native file format of Microsoft Write, a text editor. ( file extension wri )

.wrk - WRK is a "works in progress" native file format of Cakewalk, a program that is used to create digital audio. ( file extension .wrk )

.wrl - 3D World files. Native file format of VRML, an ASCII format that describes objects in a hierarchy. ( file type .wrl )
Every filename contains a file extension like wav, wmv, wii, wiki, wps, wmf, wri, wpd, wma, wrf and others that refers to a specific type of file. Information on files like wav, wps, wri, wpd, wii, wrf and others is used by your PC operating system to open a associated program with the respective file type.

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