.WI File Extension

Wavelet Image

Developer Corel
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What is a WI file?

A WI file is a raster image saved in the Corel Wavelet format. It contains a photo or drawing exported from a Corel image editing application. WI files are compressed using wavelet compression.

More Information

CorelDRAW, Photo-Paint, and Photo House allow users to export images as WI files. WI files may contain 8-bit grayscale or 24-bit RGB images. They must be a minimum of 16 pixels in size, and they can be a maximum of 2,048 pixels in size.

NOTE: The WI format replaced the .WVL format.

How to open a WI file

You can open a WI file with CorelDRAW and Corel Photo-Paint, which are included in the CorelDRAW Graphics Suite (Windows).

How to convert a WI file

CorelDRAW can convert WI files to many more common image formats, including:

  • .JPG - JPEG Image
  • .PNG - Portable Network Graphic
  • .BMP - Bitmap Image
  • .GIF - Graphical Interchange Format
  • .SVG - Scalable Vector Graphics File
  • .PDF - Portable Document Format
  • .TGA - Targa Graphic
  • .TIF - Tagged Image File Format
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Programs that open WI files


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