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Details of extension .wat

2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .wat file?
  • Which program can create the .wat file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .wat format?
  • What can convert .wat files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .wat extension?
Web Archive Transformation File .wat file icon

Web Archive Transformation File

WAT file is a Web Archive Transformation File. Web Archive Transformation (WAT) is a specification for structuring metadata generated by Web crawls. The WAT specification simplifies analysis of the large datasets produced by Web crawling.
Category: Archive files
Application: WAT Utilities
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Web ARChive File
WebAssembly Textual Code .wat file icon

WebAssembly Textual Code

WAT file is a WebAssembly Textual Code. WebAssembly is a binary instruction format for a stack-based virtual machine. Wasm is designed as a portable target for compilation of high-level languages like C/C++/Rust, enabling deployment on the web for client and server applications.
Category: Development files
Application: Google Chrome
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
WebAssembly Binary Code

Other types of files may also use the .wat file extension. If you have helpful information about .wat extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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The .wat filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

wa (1), qat (1), awt (1), aat (1), wwt (1), wt (1), wah (1), waf (1), sat (1), dat (1), at (1), wxt (1), wta (1), war (1), wag (1)

Can't open a .wat file?

If you want to open a .wat file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .wat association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.wat

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android