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.wpf File Extension

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

what is a .wpf file?

Files containing the .wpf extension are mainly associated and used by WordPerfect. These files are actually forms that the software created. WordPerfect, as well as the .wpf file extension were developed by Corel; and have been popular ever since the 1980s and early 90s. It has been a reliable Word processor used to create, edit and save documents users created for whatever their purposes are. The files that contain this file extension contain fields where data can be entered and customized. These files help users easily enter information, edit it and save it. The beauty of the files containing this file extension is that they can be opened with the use of a lot of applications such as Microsoft Word, Adobe Capture, Pagis Viewer, WinAce Archiver v2.69, waterMark, and a lot more. Users do not need to have the exact WordPerfect program installed in their computer just to be able to access these files.

how to open a .wpf file?

Launch a .wpf 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 .wpf 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 .wpf files aren't yet associated with it. In this case, when you try to open a .wpf file, you can tell Windows which application is the correct one for that file. From then on, opening a  .wpf file will open the correct application. Click here to fix .wpf file association errors

applications that open a .wpf file

Corel WordPerfect

Corel WordPerfect

WordPerfect was released in the late 70s, and it was originally made in a University to be used in a Data General Minicomputer. Corel Corporation released the software in 1997 as a package. Included in the package were WordPerfect 6.2, presentations 2.1, Quattro Pro. 5.6,Shell 4.0 for DOS, Corel Editor 3.1 for DOS, ScreenExtender of Stairway Software, which is special edition software, and MergeMaster. WordPerfect version 3.5e only runs in Mac-based platforms, and it was freeware since then. Corel Corporation decided to stop developing the software for Macintosh systems. The latest Microsoft version of application is the X6 or 16.0, which is loaded with new features, such as support for multiple monitors and a document viewer for Android operating systems.
Microsoft Windows Command Prompt

Microsoft Windows Command Prompt

Command Prompt is the command-line interpreter supplied by Microsoft Corporation on OS/2, Windows CE and on Windows NT-based operating systems, including Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7, Server 2003 and Server 2008. It has an executable name cmd.exe and it is the analog of COMMAND.COM in MS-DOS and Windows 9x systems or usually called MS-DOS Prompt, or of the UNIX shells used on Unix-like systems. Unlike COMMAND.COM, which is a DOS program, cmd.exe is an original Windows application generally working in Win32 console. This permits it to take advantage of features available to original programs on the platform that are otherwise unavailable to DOS programs. At first, Therese Stowell developed the initial version of cmd.exe for Windows NT. Though some old DOS commands are not supported or have been changed, cmd.exe still has a greater number of built-in commands. The cmd.exe remains an element of Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, and Windows 8.
Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word is a word processor program that is packed in the Microsoft Office Suite. It is developed by Microsoft Corporation, generating a .doc file extension when the file is saved. A document file format (.doc) is a text or binary file format for saving documents on a storage media, mainly for computer use, like typing text, charts, tables, page formatting, graphs, images and other documents whose content is created and edited. Contents of these documents are printable in any sizes and are capable to open in other devices provided that its operating system is able to read DOC files. This .doc file extension has become extensive de facto standard for office documents, but it is an owned format and is not always totally supported by other word processors. A variety of programs that is able to open this type of file, and different operating systems and have installed programs that can open a 1ST file are: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Notepad, Microsoft Word, IBM Lotus WordPro, and Corel WordPerfect.

a word of warning

Be careful not to rename the extension on .wpf 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, .wpf. 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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