The File Extensions Database

.WCAT File Extension

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  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .WCAT file?

.WCAT is WinCatalog Collection File

File created by WinCatalog, a program used to index file information in Windows; contains an index of information about discs, hard drive files, and folders; helps users perform fast searches in place of the Windows search.

WCAT files include information about the contents of compressed files, multimedia files, and audio CDs. For example, WinCatalog extracts ID3 information from .MP3 files as well as EXIF information from digital photographs.

Programs that open WinCatalog Collection File

How to solve problems with WCAT files

  • Associate the WCAT file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any WCAT file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.WCAT files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the WCAT file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .WCAT is WinCatalog Collection File. Because only the current version supports the latest WCAT file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the manufacturer website after an available .WCAT is WinCatalog Collection File update.
  • To make sure that your WCAT file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.