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WHL file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.whl - Python Wheel Package

The WHL development files are related to Python Wheel. WHL file is a Python Wheel Package. Python is a dynamic object-oriented programming language. Wheel is a built-package format for Python. A wheel is a ZIP-format archive with a specially formatted filename and the .whl extension.

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

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

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

ahl, dhl, hl, hwl, shl, wbl, wgl, wh, whm, whp, wl, wml, wtl, wul

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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