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.wcat File Extension

Developer: WinCatalog.com
File type: WinCatalog Collection File
You're here because you have a file that has a file extension ending in .wcat. Files with the file extension .wcat can only be launched by certain applications. It's possible that .wcat files are data files rather than documents or media, which means they're not meant to be viewed at all.

what is a .wcat file?

The .wcat extension is known as a WinCatalog Collection File because it is attached to files created by the WinCatalog program. This program is used for indexing file data and the files created using this program contain information index specifically regarding files in the hard drive, discs, folders, etc. Because of these indexed files, users won’t have a hard time performing their searches as well as they can also perform their searches quickly. Usually, the information contained in the .wcat files is about compressed file contents, audio CDs and multimedia. It doesn’t matter if the files are stored in a flash drive or any drives and cards, with these .wcat files, using the WinCatalog program can provide quick and easy searches for a variety of files users are searching for. These files can only be opened using WinCatalog but there are converters and editors as well as file fixers that can open these files even without the program.

how to open a .wcat file?

Launch a .wcat file, or any other file on your PC, by double-clicking it. If your file associations are set up correctly, the application that's meant to open your .wcat file will open it. It's possible you may need to download or purchase the correct application. It's also possible that you have the correct application on your PC, but .wcat files aren't yet associated with it. In this case, when you try to open a .wcat file, you can tell Windows which application is the correct one for that file. From then on, opening a  .wcat file will open the correct application. Click here to fix .wcat file association errors

applications that open a .wcat file

WinCatalog

WinCatalog

WinCatalog 2013 is a tool used in indexing files, disks and folders for finding data and files without the need to use original disk such as Pen Drive, Hard Disk, DVD, Network Drive and CD. It can operate with any sizes of catalogs, it utilizes standard SQLite database machine in the core. It can help maximize operations with collections of any size. It can handle multiple files, disks and folders. It can save picture thumbnails in catalog for image types like png, jpeg and bmp that will be saved in the catalog. It also offers thumbnail previews without the need of a link; thumbnails can be connected with any item inside the catalog. WinCatalog supports Unicode, disks, folders and files are named regardless of the disk language. In addition to the Keyword Manager and Contact Manager features they also added a Location Manager that organizes physical locations.

a word of warning

Be careful not to rename the extension on .wcat files, or any other files. This will not change the file type. Only special conversion software can change a file from one file type to another.

what is a file extension?

A file extension is the set of three or four characters at the end of a filename; in this case, .wcat. File extensions tell you what type of file it is, and tell Windows what programs can open it. Windows often associates a default program to each file extension, so that when you double-click the file, the program launches automatically. When that program is no longer on your PC, you can sometimes get an error when you try to open the associated file.
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