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W61 File Extension

Corel WordPerfect 6.1 Document
  • Developer
    Corel Corporation
  • Category
    Document Files
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What is W61 file?

W61 filename suffix is mostly used for Corel WordPerfect 6.1 Document files. Corel WordPerfect 6.1 Document specification was created by Corel Corporation. Files with W61 extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. W61 file format, along with 574 other file formats, belongs to the Document Files category. WordPerfect Office supports W61 files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used. On the official website of Corel Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theWordPerfect Office software, but also about W61 and other supported file formats.

Programs which support W61 file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support W61 files. W61 files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support W61 file

How to open file with W61 extension?

Problems with accessing W61 may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with W61 extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with W61 files.

Step 1. Get the WordPerfect Office

Install software to open W61 file Problems with opening and working with W61 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with W61 files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install WordPerfect Office. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support W61 files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download WordPerfect Office installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Corel Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of WordPerfect Office and update if needed

Update software that support file extension W61You still cannot access W61 files although WordPerfect Office is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why W61 files are not compatible with WordPerfect Office. The latest version of WordPerfect Office should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign WordPerfect Office to W61 files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate W61 files with latest version of WordPerfect Office you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with W61 file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the W61 with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where WordPerfect Office is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open W61 files and clicking OK.
Associate software with W61 file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected W61 file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with W61 extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the W61 file is complete and free of errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the W61 file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check W61 file for viruses
1. The W61 may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

Should it happed that the W61 is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. W61 file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with W61 extension is complete and error-free

If you obtained the problematic W61 file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. It could happen the the download process of file with W61 extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Corel WordPerfect 6.1 Document file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run WordPerfect Office

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with W61 extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Corel WordPerfect 6.1 Document files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the W61 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

Conversion of a W61 file

File Conversions from W61 extension to a different format
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