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WEL file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.wel - Heliosoft Seismaster Input Well Path

The WEL data files are related to Seismaster. WEL file is a HHeliosoft Seismaster Input Well Path. Seismaster is an interactive, computer platform-independent 2D & 3D seismic visualization software system which offers a cost-effective, flexible and portable solution to geoscientists' seismic data visualization and surface creation requirements. The Seismaster seems to be no longer supported.

Data files
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Heliosoft Seismaster Input Well Path related extensions:
Heliosoft Seismaster Colormap File

.wel - MODFLOW Well Package

The WEL data files are related to MODFLOW. WEL file is a MODFLOW Well Package. MODFLOW is the USGS's modular hydrologic model. MODFLOW is considered an international standard for simulating and predicting groundwater conditions and groundwater/surface-water interactions.

Data files
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MODFLOW Well Package related extensions:
MODFLOW Basic Package
MODFLOW Block-Centered Flow Package
MODFLOW Cell-by-cell Flow Data
MODFLOW Discretization Package
MODFLOW Evapotranspiration Package
MODFLOW Drawdown Data

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

Can't open a .wel 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 .wel file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

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Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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