The File Extensions Database


.WPOSTX File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft Corporation
  • Category: Document Files

What is an .WPOSTX file?

.WPOSTX is Microsoft Windows Live Writer post

The wpostx file extension is associated with the Microsoft Windows Live Writer.

The wpostx file contains saved blog post message.

Windows Live Writer is a desktop blog-publishing application that is part of the free Windows Essentials bundle developed by Microsoft.

This wpostx file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.


How to open:

Use Microsoft Windows Live Writer software to work with *.wpostx files.

How to convert:

There is no way how to save *.wpostx files to other formats. However, you can copy text from Live Writer via Windows clipboard to other text editing app.

How to solve problems with WPOSTX files

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