.WS File Extension

.WS File Extension

File Type 1

Windows Script

Developer Microsoft
Popularity
3.7  |  21 Votes
Category Executable Files
Format Text

What is a WS file?

Executable script for Windows that can incorporate JScript and VBScript routines and may include XML elements; runs when opened if Windows Scripting Host (WSH) 2.0 or later is installed.

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NOTE: Do not open as an e-mail attachment, since WS files can contain viruses or other malicious programs.

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Programs that open WS files

Windows
Included with OS
Updated June 13, 2009
File Type 2

WonderSwan Game ROM File

Developer N/A
Popularity
2.0  |  2 Votes
Category Game Files
Format Binary

What is a WS file?

A WS file is a game ROM file used by WonderSwan emulators, such as Oswan, OpenEmu, and Higan. It contains an exact copy of the game data dumped from the original WonderSwan game cartridge.

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WonderSwan emulators allow users to play WonderSwan games on a computer as if they were run on the original system. Game data from the original WonderSwan game cartridge is dumped into a WS file, which stores the game data in a format that can be played by a WonderSwan emulator.

WonderSwan is a Japanese handheld video game console created by Bandai. It was released in 1999 as a competitor to Nintendo's Game Boy Color. It was discontinued in 2003. WonderSwan game titles include Buffers Evolution, Beatmania, Final Lap 2000, Gunpey, Harobots, and Puzzle Bobble.

Programs that open WS files

Windows
Free
Free
Mac
Free
Updated February 7, 2019
File Type 3

1-2-3 Word Search Maker Puzzle File

Developer Variety Games
Popularity
3.0  |  1 Votes
Category Data Files
Format Text

What is a WS file?

File created by 1-2-3 Word Search Maker, a program used for making word search puzzles; stores a word list as well as the alphabetical grid containing the words to find; also stores the solution by highlighting the word list in the puzzle.

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When you have completed designing a word puzzle, you can print it with a standard printer.

NOTE: WS files are saved in a simple text format and can be viewed with any text editor to browse the contents.

Programs that open WS files

Updated July 3, 2012

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