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WFK File Extension

Delphi
  • Developer
    Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.
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What is WFK file?

Full format name of files that use WFK extension is Delphi. Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. defined the Delphi format standard. WFK files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. WFK file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 6033 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing WFK files is Delphi. Software named Delphi was created by Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and WFK files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support WFK file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support WFK files. Files with WFK 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.

Programs that support WFK file

Windows Windows

How to open file with WFK extension?

Being unable to open files with WFK extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Delphi files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install Delphi software

Install software to open WFK file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports WFK files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Delphi and install it on your device. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading Delphi installed is by going to developer’s website (Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Delphi

Update software that support file extension WFKIf the problems with opening WFK files still occur even after installing Delphi, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Delphi is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that Delphi cannot handle files with WFK may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Delphi is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Delphi to WFK files

If you have the latest version of Delphi installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage WFK 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.

Associate software with WFK file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the WFK file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Delphi is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open WFK files and clicking OK.
Associate software with WFK file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the WFK file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select Delphi and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with WFK extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

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

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 WFK file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check WFK file for viruses
1. Check the WFK file for viruses or malware

If the WFK is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. 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 WFK file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If you obtained the problematic WFK 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 WFK file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

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

4. Check whether your system can handle Delphi

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

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Delphi files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle WFK files.

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