WMP file format description

Many people often share .wmp files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .wmp files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .wmp files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .wmp files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .wmp file format.

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.wmp - Windows Media HD Photo

The WMP graphic files are related to Windows Imaging Component. The WMP file is a Windows Media HD Photo. HD Photo is a still image compression algorithm and file format for continuous tone photographic images, developed by Microsoft as a part of the Windows Media family.

Application:Windows Imaging Component
Category:Graphic files
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Windows Media HD Photo related extensions:

  • ncr NCR Image
  • rnd Autodesk AutoShade Output
  • mcp Atari 8-bit McPainter Image
  • thb KinuPix Skin Image
  • lwi Light Work Image
  • img Atari ST GEM Bit Image

.wmp - Infinity Engine WMP Data

The WMP game data files are related to Baldurs Gate. The WMP file is an Infinity Engine WMP Data. Infinity Engine is a game engine which allows the creation of isometric role-playing video games.

Application:Baldurs Gate
Category:Game Data files
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Infinity Engine WMP Data related extensions:

  • dsparty Dungeon Siege Party Data
  • sgi The Sims 4 Game SGI Data
  • io Arabian Nights Game Data
  • jq3savegame Jewel Quest 3 Saved Game
  • rdm Ragdoll Masters Settings
  • emd ChessBase Tablebase Data

.wmp - Warrior Math Pack

The WMP data files are related to Warrior. The WMP file is a Warrior Math Pack. Warrior is a simple to use data acquisition software, it supports a wide range of logging tools.

Category:Data files
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Warrior Math Pack related extensions:

  • cnt Warrior Control Data
  • das Warrior DSP Data Acquisition Script
  • hdg Warrior Tool Heading Data
  • let Warrior List Export Template
  • lgo Warrior Logo Data
  • prs Warrior Presentation Script

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .wmp file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .wmp extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .wmp files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .wmp files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .wmp 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 an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .wmp file

To set the .wmp file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set .wmp file association. Many applications can open .wmp files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .wmp file extension is often given incorrectly

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

amp, dmp, emp, mp, mwp, qmp, smp, whp, wjp, wkp, wlp, wm, wml, wmo, wp

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .wmp filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .wmp:

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