File Extension Library

.WDGT File Extension

  • Developer by: Apple
  • Category: System Files
  • Format: Zip

What are .WDGT files and how to open them?

Can't open .WDGT file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .WDGT file.

What is a .WDGT file extension?

.WDGT file extension is created by Apple. .WDGT has been classified as System Files. The format of .WDGT file is Zip.

.WDGT is Dashboard Widget

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.

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Apple OS X
File Type 2:

Opera Widget

Category: Web Files

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

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File Type 3:

Adobe Captivate Widget File

Developer by: Adobe Systems Category: Developer Files Format: Binary

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.

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Adobe Captivate
Adobe Captivate

How to fix problems with .WDGT files

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