File Extension Library

.WEBTEST File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Developer Files
  • Format: XML

What are .WEBTEST files and how to open them?

Can't open .WEBTEST 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 .WEBTEST file.

What is a .WEBTEST file extension?

.WEBTEST file extension is created by Microsoft. .WEBTEST has been classified as Developer Files. The format of .WEBTEST file is XML.

.WEBTEST is Visual Studio Web Test File

A WEBTEST file contains a web test used by Visual Studio, a software development tool for Windows programs and web applications. It stores HTTP requests that have been recorded by the Web Test Recorder in a browser session or manually built by the Web Test Editor in Visual Studio. WEBTEST files are used by developers to test the performance of a website before it is published.

Web tests are used by Visual Studio to simulate how a user would interact with a website. These tests are performed on websites that under development, not websites that are live.

WEBTEST files are typically created by Visual Studio but may also be created when exporting events from Fiddler, a web debugging proxy. You can open the WEBTEST file with the Web Test Editor tool, which is included with Visual Studio.

Common WEBTEST Filenames

WebTest1.webtest - Automatically generated when a Visual Studio project is created.

List of all softwares that can open the Visual Studio Web Test File
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017

How to fix problems with .WEBTEST files

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