File Extension Library

.WSP File Extension

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

What is an .WSP file?

.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 Open .WSP file on different platforms

Open .WSP File on Windows

  • Right-click a .WSP
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .WSP file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .WSP files" Press "Ok"

Open .WSP File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .WSP file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .WSP File on Linux

Right click on the .WSP file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .WSP File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .WSP file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .WSP File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .WSP files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

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.)