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.WDGT File Extension

File Type 1Dashboard Widget

4.1 (8 Votes)
CategorySystem Files

What is a WDGT file?

Widget used by the Dashboard in Mac OS X 10.4 and later; contains a small program such as a clock, calendar, dictionary word search, weather report, or a calculator; used as the format for distributing widgets and can be double-clicked to install the widget on the dashboard.

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WDGT files are saved using .ZIP compression. The compressed container can include images, HTML files, JavaScript (.JS) files, .CSS styles, and other Web-based data.

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Programs that open WDGT files
Updated 1/13/2015

File Type 2Opera Widget

3.2 (5 Votes)
CategoryWeb Files

.WDGT File Association 2

Small Web-based program that can run on your Desktop using the Opera Web browser version 9 or later.

Programs that open WDGT files
Updated 2006

File Type 3Adobe Captivate Widget File

DeveloperAdobe Systems
3.0 (3 Votes)
CategoryDeveloper Files

.WDGT File Association 3

A WDGT file is a component file used by Adobe Captivate, a multimedia publishing application often used to create eLearning products. It contains a pluggable module, or "widget," that can be inserted into Captivate projects (.CPTX files). WDGT files are used for creating reusable components, such as pie charts or input forms.

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Widgets can be one of three types:

  • Static: Non-interactive and meant to display information.
  • Interactive: Allows user input and changes appearance based on the input.
  • Question: Can be used for asking multiple choice or free-form questions for a quiz.
NOTE: WDGT files are written in ActionScript and require a copy of Adobe Flash to be installed on the computer.

Programs that open WDGT files
Updated 5/5/2017

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