The File Extensions Database

.WDSEML File Extension

  • Developer by: Mozilla
  • Category: Misc Files

What is an .WDSEML file?

.WDSEML is Thunderbird Searchable Email File

File created by Mozilla Thunderbird, a free email and news program; contains email message information and enables Windows search to find specific content in the emails when performing Windows searches; provides a convenience for Windows Thunderbird users.

WDSEML files are created when the user chooses to enable Windows search integration in Thunderbird (Tools → Options, then select Advanced → General → System Integration → Allow Windows search to search messages). You can turn off the generation of these files by unchecking the option.

NOTE: WDSEML stands for "Windows Desktop Search Email."

Programs that open Thunderbird Searchable Email File
Mozilla Thunderbird

How to solve problems with WDSEML files

  • Associate the WDSEML file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any WDSEML file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.WDSEML files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the WDSEML 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 .WDSEML is Thunderbird Searchable Email File. Because only the current version supports the latest WDSEML file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Mozilla manufacturer website after an available .WDSEML is Thunderbird Searchable Email File update.
  • To make sure that your WDSEML file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.