WML File Extension

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Wireless Markup Language Format

What is WML file?

Full format name of files that use WML extension is Wireless Markup Language Format. WML files are supported by software applications available for devices running Android, iOS, Linux, Mac OS, Windows. WML file belongs to the Web Files category just like 303 other filename extensions listed in our database. Users are advised to use Adobe Dreamweaver software for managing WML files, although 17 other programs can also handle this type of file. Software named Adobe Dreamweaver was created by Adobe Systems Incorporated. In order to find more detailed information on the software and WML files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support WML file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open WML files divided into 5 categories according to system platform supported. Files with WML suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

How to open file with WML extension?

Being unable to open files with WML extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with WML 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.

Step 1. Download and install Adobe Dreamweaver

Problems with opening and working with WML files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with WML files being present on your machine. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Adobe Dreamweaver or different compatible program, such as AbiWord, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support WML files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading Adobe Dreamweaver installed is by going to developer’s website (Adobe Systems Incorporated) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update Adobe Dreamweaver to the latest version

If the problems with opening WML files still occur even after installing Adobe Dreamweaver, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Adobe Dreamweaver is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of Adobe Dreamweaver installed, it may not support WML format. The most recent version of Adobe Dreamweaver is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Adobe Dreamweaver to WML files

After installing Adobe Dreamweaver (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open WML files. 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 WML 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 Adobe Dreamweaver installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open WML files box and clicking OK button.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with WML extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with WML extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

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

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the WML file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Check the WML file for viruses or malware

If the WML 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 WML file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If you obtained the problematic WML file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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 WML file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Wireless Markup Language Format file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Adobe Dreamweaver

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

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

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Wireless Markup Language Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the WML files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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