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Details of extension .wps

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .wps file?
  • Which program can create the .wps file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .wps format?
  • What can convert .wps files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .wps extension?
Microsoft Works Document .wps file icon

Microsoft Works Document

WPS file is a Microsoft Works document. The Works Converter allows you to convert word processor documents created in Microsoft Works to Microsoft Word and other Works programs.
Detailed description not available
Category: Document files
Application: Works Converter
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Data Interchange Format
Microsoft Word Document
Lotus Word Pro Document
Microsoft Word for Macintosh Document
WordStar 2000 Document
Pocket Word Document
OpenOffice Writer Document
Microsoft Word 2007 Document
Microsoft Word 2007 Document

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

WordPad Converter File
Pazzles Inspiration Studio Document
VS Binary Resource Script Data
SmartWare Worksheet Document
Encapsulated PostScript Image
IBM Personal Communications WorkStation Profile
602Tab Workbook

The .wps filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ws (15), wpc (14), qps (8), dps (8), wpx (8), sps (8), aps (6), wpe (6), pws (6), wls (5), ps (5), eps (5), wsp (4), wp (3), wpz (2)

Can't open a .wps file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.wps

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, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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