WBXML File Extension

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WAP Binary XML Format
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    Open Mobile Alliance
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What is WBXML file?

Full format name of files that use WBXML extension is WAP Binary XML Format. WAP Binary XML Format format was developed by Open Mobile Alliance. WBXML files are supported by software applications available for devices running Linux, Mac OS, Windows. WBXML file belongs to the Web Files category just like 303 other filename extensions listed in our database. Users are advised to use Nokia Qt SDK software for managing WBXML files, although 3 other programs can also handle this type of file.

Programs which support WBXML file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with WBXML files, divided into 3 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with WBXML suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support WBXML file

How to open file with WBXML extension?

Being unable to open files with WBXML extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to WAP Binary XML Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with WBXML files.

Step 1. Get the Nokia Qt SDK

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening WBXML files is that no program that can handle WBXML files is installed on user’s system. This one is an easy one. Select Nokia Qt SDK or one of the recommended programs (for example, Opera) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download Nokia Qt SDK installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Nokia Qt SDK

If the problems with opening WBXML files still occur even after installing Nokia Qt SDK, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Nokia Qt SDK is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why WBXML files are not compatible with Nokia Qt SDK. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Nokia Qt SDK.

Step 3. Set the default application to open WBXML files to Nokia Qt SDK

If you have the latest version of Nokia Qt SDK installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage WBXML on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the WBXML file and choose 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 Nokia Qt SDK is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open WBXML files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected WBXML file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select Nokia Qt SDK and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with WBXML extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the WBXML for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the WBXML file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Check the WBXML file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the WBXML is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the WBXML file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If you obtained the problematic WBXML file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the WBXML file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle Nokia Qt SDK

If the systems has insufficient resources to open WBXML files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with WAP Binary XML Format files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with WBXML files affecting older versions of given software.

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