File Extension WMF

.WMF File

File extension: WMF
File type: Windows Metafile
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Notes about the WMF file extension:



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The WMF file type is primarily associated with 'Windows Metafile' by Microsoft Corporation. Microsoft graphic format. Xara X is a good program to edit this file type if you don't have Microsoft tools. There are several versions of a Metafile; each having a different header structure.

Detailed information for file extension WMF:


Primary association: Windows Metafile
Company: Microsoft Corporation
File classification: Graphic
Mime type: application/x-msmetafile, application/wmf, application/x-wmf, image/wmf, image/x-wmf, image/x-win-metafile, zz-application/zz-winassoc-wmf
Identifying characters Hex: D7 CD C6 9A 00 00 , or for Windows 3.x , Hex: 01 00 09 00 00 03
Related links: IrfanView, WMF Info, Xara, WMF Format

Other applications associated with file type WMF:

  • Widelands (Map File), Widelands is an open-source RTS (Real Time Strategy) game licensed under GPL. Widelands sees you assuming control of a clan, which you must lead to growth and if you wish world domination. This is accomplished by acquiring resources and training armies. Maps used in Widelands are saved in .WMF format. , This association is classified as Game.
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .WMF

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: ACDC_WMF, FileType: ACDSee WMF Image, AppName: ACDSee 32 for Windows 95/NT

ProgramID: ACDSee.WMF, FileType: ACDSee WMF Image, AppName: ACDSee

ProgramID: ACDSee6.wmf, FileType: ACDSee6 WMF Image, AppName: ACDSee 6.0 Application
EXEFile: ACDSee6.exe

ProgramID: ACDSee6.wmf, FileType: ACDSee6 WMF Image, AppName: ACDSee Application

ProgramID: EZPixFile, FileType: EZ-Pix Image, AppName: Image Viewing Software

ProgramID: FotoCanvas2.WMF, FileType: FotoCanvas WMF Image, AppName: FotoCanvas2
EXEFile: FotoCanvas2.exe

ProgramID: Frigate3.view, FileType: HTML Document, AppName: Frigate3

ProgramID: GraphicsConverterPro.wmf, FileType: WMF Image, AppName: GraphicsConverter-reg
EXEFile: GraphicsConverter.exe

ProgramID: iPE.Image

ProgramID: IrfanView.wmf, FileType: IrfanView WMF File, AppName: IrfanView

ProgramID: MetafileCompanion32.WindowsMetafile, FileType: Windows metafile, AppName: Advanced Drawing
EXEFile: advdraw.exe

ProgramID: Microsoft.Picture.It.Document.7, FileType: Microsoft Picture It! Document, AppName: Picture It! 7.0

ProgramID: PaintShopPro8.Image, FileType: Paint Shop Pro 8 Image, AppName: Paint Shop Pro 8
EXEFile: Paint Shop Pro.exe

ProgramID: PaintShopPro8.Image, FileType: Paint Shop Pro Image, AppName: Paint Shop Pro 8
EXEFile: Paint Shop Pro.exe

ProgramID: PEX7.Image, AppName: Ulead Photo Explorer
EXEFile: PEX.EXE

ProgramID: PhotoDeluxeBusiness.WMFFile, FileType: WMF Adobe PhotoDeluxe Business Edition Image, AppName: PhotoDeluxe Business Edition Executable
EXEFile: PBE.exe

ProgramID: PictureIt!.Picture, FileType: Microsoft Picture It! Picture, AppName: Microsoft Picture It!

ProgramID: PSP.Image, FileType: Paint Shop Pro Image, AppName: Paint Shop Pro Windows 32 bit Executable

ProgramID: PSP5.Image, FileType: Paint Shop Pro 5 Image

ProgramID: PSP7.Image, FileType: Paint Shop Pro 7 Image, AppName: Paint Shop Pro 7
EXEFile: psp.exe

ProgramID: PV1.Image, AppName: Ulead Instant Viewer

ProgramID: SlowView EMF, AppName: SlowView
EXEFile: SlowView.exe

ProgramID: Winamp3.File, FileType: Winamp media file, AppName: Winamp3
EXEFile: winamp3.exe

ProgramID: WindowsMetafile, FileType: Windows Metafile

ProgramID: wmffile, FileType: WMF Image, AppName: ABC Image Browser 4
EXEFile: IBrowser4.exe

ProgramID: wmffile, FileType: WMF Image, AppName: Image Preview
EXEFile: SHIMGVW.DLL

ProgramID: wmffile, FileType: WMF Image, AppName: Windows Picture and Fax Viewer
EXEFile: shimgvw.dll

ProgramID: EZPhotoTools2.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\BestOn\EZPhoto Tools 2.1\EZPhotoTools2.exe %1

ProgramID: TheGIMP13
EXEFile: C:\GIMP-1.3\bin\gimp-1.3.exe %1

ProgramID: MetafileCompanion32.WindowsMetafile
EXEFile: \AdvDraw.exe %1

ProgramID: PaintShopPro9.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Jasc Software Inc\Paint Shop Pro 9\Paint Shop Pro 9.exe /dde

ProgramID: PV8.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ulead Systems\Ulead Photo Explorer 8.0 SE Basic\eViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: wmffile
EXEFile: rundll32.exe C:\WINXP\system32\shimgvw.dll,ImageView_Fullscreen %1

ProgramID: OISwmffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\ois.exe /shellOpen %1

ProgramID: PRMWMF
EXEFile: C:\P3WIN\P3PROGS\P3WMF.EXE -e

ProgramID: PSP5.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PAINTS~1\Psp.exe /dde

ProgramID: wmffile
EXEFile: rundll32.exe D:\WINXP\System32\shimgvw.dll,ImageView_Fullscreen %1

ProgramID: UltimatePaint
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\UP\upaint.exe %1

ProgramID: View Station Document
EXEFile: C:\View\Station\Image.exe %1

ProgramID: Firegraphic.wmf
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Firegraphic.com\Firegraphic 6\Firegraphic.exe %1

ProgramID: ACDC_WMF
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACDSee32\ACDSee32.exe /v

ProgramID: VuePrint
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\vuepro32.exe %1

ProgramID: Microsoft.Picture.It.Document.9
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Picture It! 9\pi.exe %1

ProgramID: PhotoDeluxeBusiness.WMFFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PhotoDeluxe BE 1.1\PBE.exe %1

ProgramID: OISwmffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~4\OFFICE11\ois.exe /shellOpen %1

ProgramID: MetafileCompanion32.WindowsMetafile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\BRODER~1\ADVANC~1\MetaComp.Exe %1

ProgramID: FotoCanvas2.WMF
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\FotoCanvas\2.0\FotoCanvas2.exe /dde

ProgramID: MetafileCompanion32.WindowsMetafile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Common Files\Broderbund\Advanced Drawing\advdraw.exe %1

ProgramID: ACDSee6.wmf
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\6.0\ACDSee6.exe %1

ProgramID: XnView.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\XnView\xnview.exe %1

ProgramID: wmffile
EXEFile: rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%\system32\shimgvw.dll,ImageView_Fullscreen %1

ProgramID: wmffile
EXEFile: rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%\system32\shimgvw.dll,ImageView_Fullscreen

ProgramID: wmffile
EXEFile: C:\PSP\PSP.EXE %1

ProgramID: WinPress
EXEFile: C:\arcgis\arcexe9x\bin\WinPress.exe %1

ProgramID: WMF_UV
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Advanced Image Viewer and Converter\ImgViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: TheGIMP20
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\GIMP-2.2\bin\gimp-win-remote.exe %1

ProgramID: PV1.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ulead Systems\Ulead Photo Explorer 7.0\eViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: PV8.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ulead Systems\Ulead Photo Explorer 8.0

ProgramID: PSP7.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Jasc Software Inc\Paint Shop Pro 7\psp.exe /dde

ProgramID: PictureMall.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PICTUR~1\Photo\cdphoto.exe %1

ProgramID: PHOTOFINISH_IMAGE.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Softkey\PHOTOF~1\PFINISH.EXE %1

ProgramID: PhotoDeluxeBusiness.WMFFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PhotoDeluxe BE 1.0\PBE.exe %1

ProgramID: PEX7.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ulead Systems\Ulead Photo Explorer 7.0\Pex.exe %1

ProgramID: PaintShopPro8.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Jasc Software Inc\Paint Shop Pro 8\Paint Shop Pro.exe /dde

ProgramID: OISwmffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MI1933~1\OFFICE11\ois.exe /shellOpen %1

ProgramID: OISwmffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~3\OFFICE11\ois.exe /shellOpen %1

ProgramID: NeroPhotoSnapViewer.Files.wmf
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ahead\Nero PhotoSnap\PhotoSnapViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: MetafileCompanion32.WindowsMetafile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\COMMON~1\BRODER~1\ADVANC~1\advdraw.exe %1

ProgramID: FView.wmf
EXEFile: Y:\FreshDevices\FreshView\fview.exe %1

ProgramID: FastStone.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\FastStone Image Viewer\FSViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: ACDSee.WMF
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACDSYS~1\ACDSEE\ACDSEE.EXE /dde

ProgramID: CorelDRAW.Graphic.9
EXEFile: C:\Corel\Graphics9\Programs\coreldrw.exe -DDE

ProgramID: ACDSee.WMF
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\ACDSee.exe /dde

ProgramID: ACDSee.wmf
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\5.0\ACDSee5.exe %1

ProgramID: ACDSee 6.0.wmf
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\6.0\ACDSee6.exe %1

ProgramID: ACDSee 7.0.wmf
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\7.0\ACDSee7.exe %1

ProgramID: SmartDraw.Viewer
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\SMARTD~1\SDViewer.exe

ProgramID: PV8.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ulead Systems\Ulead Photo Explorer 8.0\eViewer.exe

ProgramID: wmffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\formZ\formZ RadioZity v4.1.0\formZ RadioZity.exe

ProgramID: NeroPhotoSnapViewer.Files.wmf
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\nero\Nero PhotoSnap\PhotoSnapViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: CorelDRAW.Graphic.9
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Corel\Graphics9\Programs\coreldrw.exe -DDE

ProgramID: ACDSee 7.0.wmf
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee\7.0\ACDSee7.exe %1

ProgramID: MGIPS4_WMF
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MGI\MGI PhotoSuite 4\PhotoSuite.exe %1

ProgramID: ACDSee.WMF
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACDSYS~1\ACDSEE~1\ACDSEE.EXE /dde

ProgramID: PaintShopProStudio1.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Jasc Software Inc\Paint Shop Pro Studio\Paint Shop Pro Studio.exe /dde

ProgramID: ACDSee 8.0.wmf
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\8.0\ACDSee8.exe %1

ProgramID: NeroPhotoSnapViewer.Files7.wmf
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nero\Nero 7\Nero PhotoSnap\PhotoSnapViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: PV85.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ulead Systems\Ulead Photo Explorer 8.5 SE\eViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: SmartDraw.Viewer
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Templates\SDViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: wmffile
EXEFile: rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%.0\system32\shimgvw.dll,ImageView_Fullscreen %1

ProgramID: CorelDRAW.Graphic.10
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\corel\graphics10\programs\coreldrw.exe %1

ProgramID: CorelDRAW.Graphic.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\programs\coreldrw.exe -DDE

ProgramID: FastStone.wmf
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\FastStone Image Viewer\FSViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: PHOTOFINISH_IMAGE.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\CREATI~1\PHOTOF~1\PFINISH.EXE %1

ProgramID: TheGIMP20
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\GIMP-2.0\bin\gimp-win-remote.exe gimp-2.2.exe %1

ProgramID: Visual Photo++ file
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Visual Photo++\VPhoto.exe %1

ProgramID: PaintShopProX.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Corel\Corel Paint Shop Pro X\Paint Shop Pro X.exe

ProgramID: wmffile
EXEFile: rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%\SysWOW64\shimgvw.dll,ImageView_Fullscreen

ProgramID: OISwmffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~1\OFFICE11\ois.exe /shellOpen

ProgramID: IrfanView.wmf
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\IrfanView\i_view32.exe

ProgramID: ACDSee Pro.wmf
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\8.0.Pro\ACDSee8Pro.exe

ProgramID: wmffile
EXEFile: rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%.1\System32\shimgvw.dll,ImageView_Fullscreen

ProgramID: PV85.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ulead Systems\Ulead Photo Explorer 8.6\eViewer.exe

ProgramID: PV85.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ulead Systems\Ulead Photo Explorer 8.5 SE Basic\eViewer.exe

ProgramID: PictureIt!.Picture
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Picture It! Express\PICTURE.EXE /nostartup /nointro

ProgramID: IrfanView
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\IrfanView\i_view32.exe

ProgramID: wmffile
EXEFile: %systemroot%\system32\mspaint.exe

ProgramID: SnapfireI.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Corel\Corel Snapfire Plus\Corel Snapfire.exe

ProgramID: Serif.PhotoPlus
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Serif\PhotoP70\Program\PHOTOP~1.EXE

ProgramID: PhotoDeluxeBusiness.WMFFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Canon Creative\pdeluxe\PBE.exe

ProgramID: IrfanView.wmf
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\IRFANV~1\i_view32.exe

ProgramID: ACDSee.WMF
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD\ACDSee\ACDSee.exe

ProgramID: ALSee.WMF
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ESTsoft\ALSee\ALSee.exe

ProgramID: NeroPhotoSnapViewer.Files7.wmf
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nero 7\Nero PhotoSnap\PhotoSnapViewer.exe

ProgramID: ACDSee 9.0.wmf
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\9.0\ACDSeeQV.exe

ProgramID: FView.wmf
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\FreshDevices\FreshView\fview.exe

ProgramID: wmffile
EXEFile: rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%1\System32\shimgvw.dll,ImageView_Fullscreen

ProgramID: Firegraphic.FiregraphicXP.wmf
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Firegraphic\Firegraphic XP\FiregraphicXP.exe

ProgramID: PV85.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ulead Systems\Ulead Photo Explorer 8.5\eViewer.exe

ProgramID: OISwmffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MI3369~1\Office12\OIS.EXE /shellOpen

ProgramID: NeroPhotoSnapViewer.Files7.wmf
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nero\Nero8\Nero PhotoSnap\PhotoSnapViewer.exe

ProgramID: wmffile
EXEFile: rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%.0\SysWOW64\shimgvw.dll,ImageView_Fullscreen

ProgramID: iPE.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ulead Systems\Ulead Photo Express 2 SE\Ipe20.exe

ProgramID: FastStoneMV.wmf
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\FastStone MaxView\MaxView.exe

ProgramID: NeroPhotoSnapViewer.Files8.wmf
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nero\Nero8\Nero PhotoSnap\PhotoSnapViewer.exe

ProgramID: wmffile
EXEFile: rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%2\system32\shimgvw.dll,ImageView_Fullscreen

ProgramID: MyViewPad.wmf
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\My ViewPad\MyViewPad.exe

ProgramID: CorelDRAW.Graphic.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\corel\Programs\coreldrw.exe -DDE

Program Name and MIME Type Info for File Extension .WMF

FILExt has been given permission to display a Program Name/MIME type database collected by Anthony R. Nemmer. Some of this data has already been included into the main FILExt database. Those entries which have not yet been incorporated are displayed below.
Program Name Mime Type application/GraphicConverter image/gifMicrografx QuickVectorimage/x-mgx-wmf image/x-xbitmap

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