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.WKS File Extension

File Type 1Lotus 1-2-3 Spreadsheet

DeveloperIBM
Popularity
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CategorySpreadsheet Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

What is a WKS file?

Spreadsheet file created by Lotus 1-2-3; stores data in a grid of cells, which may contain formulas, alphanumeric text, or number values and are organized by rows and columns.

More Information

WKS files are used in Lotus 1-2-3 version 1.0.

NOTE: Excel 2007 and later may not open Lotus WKS files.

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Programs that open WKS files
Windows
IBM Collaboration Solutions
Microsoft Excel 2016
Corel Quattro Pro X8
Apache OpenOffice
Gnumeric
Mac
Microsoft Excel 2016
Planamesa NeoOffice
Apache OpenOffice
Linux
Apache OpenOffice
Gnumeric
Updated 3/18/2014

File Type 2Works Spreadsheet

DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
1.8 (9 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategorySpreadsheet Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

What is a WKS file?

Spreadsheet created by versions 4.x and 2000 of Microsoft Works, a spreadsheet application; contains data organized in rows and columns; may also contain formulas, charts, graphs, and other information.

More Information

Microsoft Works (also "MS Works") is a streamlined version of MS Office and does not include all the features available in the Office programs. MS Works was discontinued in 2008 and was later replaced with Microsoft Office Starter Edition.

NOTE: Microsoft Excel 2003 and earlier could open WKS files, but support for the WKS format was removed in Excel 2007. However, Excel may still be able to import data from a WKS file without the formatting.

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Programs that open WKS files
Windows
Microsoft Works
Microsoft Excel 2016
R&L WKS/WDB Converter
Mac
Microsoft Excel 2016
Updated 5/18/2011

.WKS Extension Information

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