File Extension WSQ

.WSQ File

File extension: WSQ
File type: Bitmap Image


Notes about the WSQ file extension:



To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The WSQ file type is primarily associated with 'Wavelet Scalar Quantization'. The Wavelet Scalar Quantization algorithm (WSQ) is a compression algorithm used for gray-scale fingerprint images.

Detailed information for file extension WSQ:


Primary association: Wavelet Scalar Quantization
Identifying characters Hex: FF A0 FF A8 00 , ASCII:
Related links: Wikipedia Wavelet Scalar Quantization Page

Other applications associated with file type WSQ:

  • WinEsquema (Flow Chart) by Flavio Gonzalez VazquezWinEsquema is a tool that allows students to organize their ideas in printable charts to improve their study method. It also offers professionals a tool to plan, capture and organize ideas and improve productivity. This file contains flowcharts, diagrams, and associated information.
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

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