File Extension Library

.WMD File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: Zip

What are .WMD files and how to open them?

Can't open .WMD 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 .WMD file.

What is a .WMD file extension?

.WMD file extension is created by Microsoft. .WMD has been classified as Video Files. The format of .WMD file is Zip.

.WMD is Windows Media Download Package

Zip compressed file used by Windows Media Player; may store multimedia content, playlists, and borders (custom interfaces); used as a format for downloading audio and video over the Internet.

WMD files are .ZIP files that use the ".wmd" extension so that Windows Media Player opens them by default. You can decompress them manually with any Zip-compatible decompression utility.

List of all softwares that can open the Windows Media Download Package
Microsoft Windows Media Player

How to fix problems with .WMD files

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