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.WMF File Extension

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File Type 1Windows Metafile

DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
3.3 (23 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryVector Image Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

Definition

Proprietary Windows graphic format developed by Microsoft; contains a series of drawing operations, including commands for drawing lines, circles, and rectangles; may also contain bitmap drawing operations; used primarily for vector images, but can also include raster graphics.

More Information

WMF files originally appeared in 1988 with the release of Windows 2.0. Microsoft later published the WMF file format specification with the Windows 3.1 release in 1992, and then published a subsequent specification in 2006.

WMF files have largely been replaced by more standard formats, such as .JPG and .GIF images. The WMF format is still supported by various programs, including Microsoft's Windows Photo Viewer, which is included in Windows 7.

Programs that open WMF files
Windows
File Viewer Plus
ACD Systems ACDSee 18
Adobe Illustrator CC 2015
IMSI TurboCAD Pro 2016
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7
Corel PaintShop Pro X8
ACD Systems Canvas 15
MAGIX Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 11
Newera Graphics Converter Pro
Microsoft Windows Photo Viewer
Microsoft Picture It!
Inkscape
Mac
IMSI TurboCAD Deluxe v9
Adobe Illustrator CC 2015
Cristallight WMF Converter Pro
Apple QuickTime Player with Flip4Mac WMV Components
Inkscape
Linux
Inkscape
GIMP
Updated 3/7/2014

File Type 2Widelands Map File

DeveloperThe Widelands Development Team
Popularity
1.0 (3 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryGame Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

Definition

Map file used by Widelands, a strategy game where players control tribes and build settlements; contains a game map, which includes the map size, terrain, initial resources, and tribe starting locations; can be used to create custom maps.

Programs that open WMF files
Windows
Widelands
Mac
Widelands
Linux
Widelands
Updated 4/2/2010

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