File Extension Library

.WSP File Extension

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

What are .WSP files and how to open them?

Can't open .WSP 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 .WSP file.

What is a .WSP file extension?

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

.WSP is SharePoint Solution Package

Package used by SharePoint, an enterprise-level document and content management system; saves a Windows SharePoint Services solution, which is a custom component, such as a website, that can be added to a company's SharePoint site.

WSP files are compressed in a .CAB format and can be created using the Makecab.exe program. The archive can include various site resources and source code files. The WSP file can be added to a SharePoint configuration database using the stsadm -o addsolution file.wsp command. It can be deployed to SharePoint servers using the stsadm -o deploysolution file.wsp command.

WSP files can be developed using Microsoft Visual Studio with the with the "Visual Studio extensions for Windows SharePoint Services" plug-in.

List of all softwares that can open the SharePoint Solution Package
Microsoft SharePoint
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017

How to fix problems with .WSP files

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