The File Extensions Database

.WMS File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Settings Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .WMS file?

.WMS is Windows Media Skin

Preinstalled or custom skin that changes the appearance of the Windows Media Player interface; contains a combination of graphics and JScript code that defines the behavior of each element in the skin; can be installed by double-clicking the file.

Programs that open Windows Media Skin
Microsoft Windows Media Player

How to solve problems with WMS files

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