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WGI File Extension

WildGame Innovations Flexi Video Format

What is WGI file?

WGI is a file extension commonly associated with WildGame Innovations Flexi Video Format files. WGI files are supported by software applications available for devices running Linux, Mac OS, Windows. WGI file belongs to the Raster Image Files category just like 510 other filename extensions listed in our database. Users are advised to use VLC media player software for managing WGI files, although 2 other programs can also handle this type of file. VLC media player software was developed by VideoLAN Project Team, and on its official website you may find more information about WGI files or the VLC media player software program.

Programs which support WGI file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 3 operating systems that support WGI files. Files with WGI 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 WGI file

Updated: 10/26/2021

How to open file with WGI extension?

Being unable to open files with WGI extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to WildGame Innovations Flexi Video Format 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. Get the VLC media player

Install software to open WGI file Problems with opening and working with WGI files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with WGI files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install VLC media player. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support WGI files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading VLC media player installed is by going to developer’s website (VideoLAN Project Team) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of VLC media player and update if needed

Update software that support file extension WGIYou still cannot access WGI files although VLC media player is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why WGI files are not compatible with VLC media player. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using VLC media player.

Step 3. Assign VLC media player to WGI files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate WGI files with latest version of VLC media player you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with WGI file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the WGI file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where VLC media player is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open WGI files and clicking OK.
Associate software with WGI file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected WGI file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select VLC media player and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with WGI extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the WGI for 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 WGI file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check WGI file for viruses
1. Verify that the WGI in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the WGI is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the WGI file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. WGI file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Verify that the WGI file’s structure is intact

Did you receive the WGI file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. It could happen the the download process of file with WGI extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

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 out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the WildGame Innovations Flexi Video Format file.

4. Check whether your system can handle VLC media player

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support WGI files. Close all running programs and try opening the WGI file.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

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

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