There are 2 file types use the .WMF file extension:
1. Windows Metafile
A WMF file is a vector graphic saved in the proprietary Windows Metafile Format (WMF) format developed by Microsoft. It contains a series of metafile records that store drawing operations, which include commands for drawing lines, circles, and rectangles that make up the graphic. WMF files also support bitmap drawing operations.
You can open WMF graphics with various image-editing and -viewing applications. Some programs include the Microsoft Office suite of applications (Windows and macOS), Adobe Illustrator (Windows and macOS), Inkscape (multiplatform), and XnViewMP (multiplatform).
To open WMF graphics stored on your computer with Microsoft Word or PowerPoint, select thetab, then click . In Microsoft Excel, select the tab, then click .
|ACD Systems ACDSee||Commercial|
|ACD Systems Canvas||Commercial|
|Apple QuickTime Player||Freeware|
|Corel PaintShop Pro||Commercial|
|CorelDRAW Graphics Suite||Commercial|
|Cristallight WMF Converter Pro||Free Trial|
|File Viewer Plus||Free Trial|
|IMSI TurboCAD for Mac||Commercial|
|IMSI TurboCAD Pro||Free Trial|
|Microsoft Office 365||Free Trial|
|Microsoft Picture It!||Paid|
|Microsoft Picture It! — Discontinued||Paid|
|Microsoft Windows Photo Viewer||Bundled|
|Newera Graphics Converter Pro||Commercial|
Updated: May 28, 2021
2. Widelands Map File
Map file used by Widelands, a strategy game where players control tribes and build settlements; contains a game map, which includes the map size, terrain, initial resources, and tribe starting locations; can be used to create custom maps.
Updated: January 15, 2010