The File Extensions Database


.WR! File Extension

  • Developer by: IBM
  • Category: Spreadsheet and workbook Files

What is an .WR! file?

.WR! is Lotus 1-2-3 spreadsheet (compressed)

The WR! file extension is associated with the long discontinued Lotus 1-2-3 spreadsheet editing tool for MS-DOS and later also Windows operating system.

A .wr! file stores spreadsheet from one of the versions of the program.


How to open:

Use Lotus 1-2-3 to open and work with .wr! spreadsheet files.

How to convert:

It is very likely that in order to convert .wr! files, you will need the original Lotus 1-2-3.

How to solve problems with WR! files

  • Associate the WR! file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any WR! file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.WR! files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the WR! 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 .WR! is Lotus 1-2-3 spreadsheet (compressed). Because only the current version supports the latest WR! file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the IBM manufacturer website after an available .WR! is Lotus 1-2-3 spreadsheet (compressed) update.
  • To make sure that your WR! file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.