.WDGT File Extension

There are 3 file types use the .WDGT file extension:

  1. Dashboard Widget
  2. Adobe Captivate Widget File
  3. Opera Widget

1. Dashboard Widget

Dashboard Widget
  • Developer Apple
  • Popularity
    4.9 (10 votes)
  • Category System Files
  • Format Zip

Widget used by the Dashboard in Mac OS X 10.4 and later; contains a small program such as a clock, calendar, dictionary word search, weather report, or a calculator; used as the format for distributing widgets and can be double-clicked to install the widget on the dashboard.

WDGT files are saved using .ZIP compression. The compressed container can include images, HTML files, JavaScript (.JS) files, .CSS styles, and other Web-based data.

Software's name License Platforms
Apple OS X Apple OS X Commercial Mac

Updated: March 14, 2015

2. Adobe Captivate Widget File

Adobe Captivate Widget File

A WDGT file is a component file used by Adobe Captivate, a multimedia publishing application often used to create eLearning products. It contains a pluggable module, or "widget," that can be inserted into Captivate projects (.CPTX files). WDGT files are used for creating reusable components, such as pie charts or input forms.

Widgets can be one of three types:

  • Static: Non-interactive and meant to display information.
  • Interactive: Allows user input and changes appearance based on the input.
  • Question: Can be used for asking multiple choice or free-form questions for a quiz.
NOTE: WDGT files are written in ActionScript and require a copy of Adobe Flash to be installed on the computer.

Software's name License Platforms
Adobe Captivate Adobe Captivate Commercial MacWindows

Updated: January 19, 2017

3. Opera Widget

Opera Widget
  • Developer N/A
  • Popularity
    3.2 (6 votes)
  • Category Web Files
  • Format N/A

Small Web-based program that can run on your Desktop using the Opera Web browser version 9 or later.

Software's name License Platforms
Opera Opera Freeware AndroidiOSLinuxMacWindows

Updated: December 21, 2020

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