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.WFM File Extension

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File Type 1Pro Tools Wave Cache File

DeveloperAvid Technology
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CategoryAudio Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

File generated by Pro Tools, a professional audio recording, editing, and mixing application; saves waveform information that Pro Tools has calculated for audio files; enables Pro Tools to display a preview of the waveform in the software.

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WFM files act as a cache so that Pro Tools doesn't have to recalculate the audio form information each time a session is opened. WFM files are stored with Pro Tools session files (.PTX or .PTF).

Program(s) that open .WFM files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Avid Pro Tools
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
Avid Pro Tools
Updated 8/24/2015

File Type 2Tektronix Waveform Data File

DeveloperTektronix
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CategoryData Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

Data file created by Tektronix oscilloscopes and logic analyzers, which are used to test electronic circuits and signal voltages; saves the signal information as well as the display information on the device's display; used for creating time versus voltage graphs.

More Information

WFM files can be opened using WaveStar software and can be converted to other standard formats using the Tektronix Windows Oscilloscope WFM Converter. For example, WFM files are sometimes converted to .CSV or tab-delimited text files and then imported into a scientific analysis application such as MATLAB.

Program(s) that open .WFM files
Updated 10/19/2011

File Type 3dBASE Form

DeveloperdataBased Intelligence
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CategoryData Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

Form used for entering and modifying data in a dBASE database

Program(s) that open .WFM files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
dBase
dataBased Intelligence Visual dBASE
Updated 2006