How to open Windows Metafile Format .wmf files
Have you had trouble opening the wmf file on your computer? What are wmf files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.
What is wmf file?
Files with wmf file extension can be found as pictures in Windows Metafile Format. WMF is a 16-bit format introduced in Windows 3.0; a newer 32-bit version with additional commands is called Enhanced Metafile (EMF).
Windows Metafile Format description
Windows Metafile Format - graphics file format used to exchange graphics information between Microsoft Windows applications.
WMF files can hold both vector and bit-mapped images.
WMF is a 16-bit format introduced in Windows 3.0; a newer 32-bit version with additional commands is called Enhanced Metafile (EMF). EMF is also used as a graphics language for printer drivers.
There are also compressed versions of Windows Metafiles known as Compressed Windows Metafile (WMZ) & Compressed Windows Enhanced Metafile (EMZ).
Suggested software to open wmf file
A popular utility for viewing and converting graphic files
There are other WMF filename extensions with the same .wmf suffix
wmf - Widelands game map
A wmf file extension is related to the Widelands video game and used for its game maps.