WGP File Extension

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What is WGP file?

WGP is a file extension commonly associated with Web Gallery Project files. Web Gallery Project format was developed by WebHat. WGP file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. WGP file format, along with 303 other file formats, belongs to the Web Files category. The software recommended for managing WGP files is WebHat Web Gallery.

Programs which support WGP file extension

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

How to open file with WGP extension?

Being unable to open files with WGP extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with WGP files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with WGP files.

Step 1. Download and install WebHat Web Gallery

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports WGP files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download WebHat Web Gallery 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. If you want to download WebHat Web Gallery installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of WebHat Web Gallery and update if needed

If the problems with opening WGP files still occur even after installing WebHat Web Gallery, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of WebHat Web Gallery is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why WGP files are not compatible with WebHat Web Gallery. The latest version of WebHat Web Gallery should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open WGP files to WebHat Web Gallery

If you have the latest version of WebHat Web Gallery installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage WGP 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

  • Clicking the WGP 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
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the WebHat Web Gallery installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open WGP files box and clicking OK button.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the WGP file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • 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 WGP extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the WGP is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the WGP file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. The WGP may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the WGP file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the WGP file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. WGP file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the WGP 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. If the WGP file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Web Gallery Project file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle WebHat Web Gallery

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

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Web Gallery Project files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the WGP files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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