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.WRI File Extension

File TypeMicrosoft 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.

What is a WRI file?

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

More Information

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.

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Programs that open WRI files
Updated 10/17/2016

About WRI Files

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