WDM filename suffix is mostly used for BASINS Meteorological Database files. Files with WDM extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with WDM extension are categorized as Database Files files. The Database Files subset comprises 385 various file formats. The most popular software that supports WDM files is BASINS.
The following listing features WDM-compatible programs. Files with WDM extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.
Being unable to open files with WDM extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with WDM files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.
Problems with opening and working with WDM files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with WDM files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the BASINS developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading BASINS installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.
If the problems with opening WDM files still occur even after installing BASINS, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of BASINS is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that BASINS cannot handle files with WDM may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of BASINS is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.
If you have the latest version of BASINS installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage WDM 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
Change the default application in Mac OS
You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper WDM file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
If the WDM is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. WDM file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.
If the WDM file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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. If the WDM file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.
Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the BASINS Meteorological Database file.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open WDM files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with BASINS Meteorological Database files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle WDM files.
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