>> W5S file

W5S file format description

Many people share .w5s files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .w5s file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .w5s files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.w5s - WinAMP 5 System Plugin

The W5S other files are related to WinAMP. W5S file is a WinAMP 5 System Plugin. Winamp is a free multimedia player made by Nullsoft. It supports numerous audio and video formats.

Other files
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WinAMP 5 System Plugin related extensions:
WinAMP 3 Playlist
WinAMP Equalizer Preset
WinAMP Links
WinAMP Compiled Maki Script
Music Module MOD
MPEG Audio Layer 1 File

Naturally, other applications may also use the .w5s file extension. Even harmful programs can create .w5s files. Be especially cautious with .w5s files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .w5s 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 can't open this file:


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 one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .w5s file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

wrs, wys, ws, wts

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Bagger Simulator WRS Archive
WordStar 2000 Document
IBM Personal Communications WorkStation Profile
Worksheet Builder Worksheet
SmartWare Worksheet Document
WebPlus Theme Set

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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