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.WRI File Extension

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File TypeWindows Write Document

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CategoryText Files


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


Text document created with Windows Write, a basic word processor that came with early versions of Windows through Windows 3.1; may contain styled text and page formatting information.

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Windows Write is similar to the newer Microsoft WordPad program, which is currently bundled with the Windows operating system. Some older versions of Microsoft Works can open WRI files.

Program(s) that open .WRI files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Microsoft Word 2016
Microsoft WordPad
Corel WordPerfect X7
Rising Sun Solutions Atlantis Word Processor
Microsoft Write
Mac OS X LogoMac
Microsoft Word 2016
Planamesa NeoOffice
Updated 6/4/2015