.WDGT File Extension
File Type 1Dashboard Widget
This file is saved in a zipped format. You can view the contents by unzipping it with a file decompression program.
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.
File Type 2Opera Widget
File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.
.WDGT File Association 2
Small Web-based program that can run on your Desktop using the Opera Web browser version 9 or later.
File Type 3Adobe Captivate Widget File
This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.
.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.
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.