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.WMP File Extension

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File TypeWindows Media Photo File

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CategoryRaster Image Files


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


Windows Media Photo, or "WMPhoto," image format developed by Microsoft; stores a raster image in a format similar to a .JPG; supports black and white, RGB, CMYK, or multi-channel graphic formats; also supports lossy and lossless compression optimized for digital photos.

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WMP files also use the .WDP extension.

NOTE: Windows Media Photo is now known as HD Photo, which uses the .HDP extension.

Programs that open WMP files
Microsoft Windows Photo Gallery
Microsoft Windows Live Photo Gallery
Microsoft Expression Design
Alchemy Mindworks Graphic Workshop Professional
Adobe Photoshop with HD Photo plugin
Adobe Photoshop with HD Photo plugin
Updated 6/15/2010