Open wps file

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What is wps file?

A wps file extension is associated with Microsoft Works and used for its default text document format. Works is a discontinued product, however many documents are still written in WPS format. Microsoft Word, and some other word processors like OpenOffice.org Writer or LibreOffice Writer are also able to open *.wps files.

wps file description

File extension wps is mainly associated with Microsoft Works, an office suite produced by Microsoft, which was offered as smaller, less expensive, and with fewer features than the Microsoft Office suite. Its core functionality includes a word processor, a spreadsheet and a database.

These wps files were used for document files in older versions of Microsoft Works.

The WPS format was discontinued by Microsoft in 2006 and was replaced by the standard Microsoft Word DOC format.

Microsoft Word will be able to open, edit and save wps documents, when the Microsoft Works 6–9 File Converter is installed in the computer.

Some OpenOffice.org variants support import of the wps documents via libwps library:

  • OxygenOffice Professional
  • NeoOffice
  • Your Office Suite
  • LibreOffice

MIME types:
application/vnd.ms-works
application/x-msworks-wp
zz-application/zz-winassoc-wps
text/plain

Software that will open wps file

Microsoft Works

An older office and productivity suite for Windows

Other wps file extensions

wps - Kingsoft Office document

Files with wps file extension are related to the document file format used by Kingsoft Office for Windows.

wps - Painkiller Overdose game data

Files with wps file extension are game archives from PainKiller Overdose computer game. Might also be used in other PainKiller titles.

wps - Rockbox theme

A wps file extension is associated with the Rockbox program. A wps file stores theme.

wps - Translator's Workbench project

A wps file extension is related to the Translator's Workbench project format.



What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the file name, so for example filename.mp3 has file extension „mp3“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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