WKG file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.wkg - AutoDesk Softimage Workgroup Data

The WKG data files are related to AutoDesk Softimage. The WKG file is an AutoDesk Softimage Workgroup Data. Autodesk Softimage is a 3D computer graphics application owned by Autodesk for producing 3D computer graphics, 3D modeling, and computer animation.

AutoDesk Softimage
Data files
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AutoDesk Softimage Workgroup Data related extensions:
Autodesk Maya FCheck Tool Data
Moldflow Plastics Insight Document
Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D Depth Slope Definition
EAGLE Inner Signal Layer GERBER Data
Autodesk AutoCAD Custom Dictionary
Autodesk AutoCAD XREF Log File

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

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

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

ekg, kg, skg, wg, wk, wkb, wkf, wkt, wky, wlg, wmg, wog, wug

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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