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.WMF File Extension

File Type 1Windows Metafile

DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
3.4 (30 Votes)
CategoryVector Image Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

What is a WMF file?

Proprietary Windows graphic format developed by Microsoft; contains a series of drawing operations, including commands for drawing lines, circles, and rectangles; may also contain bitmap drawing operations; used primarily for vector images, but can also include raster graphics.

More Information

WMF files originally appeared in 1988 with the release of Windows 2.0. Microsoft later published the WMF file format specification with the Windows 3.1 release in 1992, and then published a subsequent specification in 2006.

WMF files have largely been replaced by more standard formats, such as .JPG and .GIF images. The WMF format is still supported by various programs, including Microsoft's Windows Photo Viewer, which is included in Windows 7.

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Programs that open WMF files
Updated 3/6/2017

File Type 2Widelands Map File

DeveloperThe Widelands Development Team
Popularity
1.0 (3 Votes)
CategoryGame Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

.WMF File Association 2

Map file used by Widelands, a strategy game where players control tribes and build settlements; contains a game map, which includes the map size, terrain, initial resources, and tribe starting locations; can be used to create custom maps.

Programs that open WMF files
Windows
Widelands
Mac
Widelands
Linux
Widelands
Updated 4/2/2010

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