File Extension Library

.WCX File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Settings Files

What is an .WCX file?

.WCX file extension is created by Microsoft. .WCX has been classified as Settings Files.

.WCX is RemoteApp and Desktop Connections Configuration File

Configuration file used by Remote Desktop Connection, a program included with Windows used to access computers remotely; contains setup information to bootstrap or install initial connection settings; often distributed within company networks when computers are setup or updated.

When you receive a WCX file, you can open it by double-clicking it. However, sometimes system administrators create scripts that "silently," or automatically, open the WCX file so that the user does not have to open it manually.

List of all softwares that can open the RemoteApp and Desktop Connections Configuration File
Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection

How to Open .WCX file on different platforms

Open .WCX File on Windows

  • Right-click a .WCX
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .WCX file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .WCX files" Press "Ok"

Open .WCX File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .WCX file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .WCX File on Linux

Right click on the .WCX file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .WCX File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .WCX file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .WCX File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .WCX files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .WCX files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .WCX files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .WCX file format
  2. You need to check the .WCX file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)