WOTREPLAY File Extension

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World Of Tanks Replay Format
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What is WOTREPLAY file?

File with extension contains a World of Tanks multiplayer mode battle replay, which stores such data as:

  • Positions and information about players,
  • Lists of moves performed by players in given game session,
  • Information on actions each player performed.

WOTREPLAY files don’t contain any video data for given battle. The replay file cane be played back in WoT. WOTREPLAY files are created automatically if appropriate option is selected and saved in the default REPLAYS subfolder located in World of Tanks main game directory.

Structure of WOTREPLAY file format underwent several changed during the games lifespan. Data in WOTREPLAY is saved partly in binary format, partly as JSON and Python objects. WOTREPLAY is a proprietary format and its specification is not publicly available. Older versions of WOTREPLAY files may not be compatible with latest WoT versions.

Programs which support WOTREPLAY file extension

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

Updated: 10/12/2019

How to open file with WOTREPLAY extension?

Problems with accessing WOTREPLAY may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with WOTREPLAY 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 WOTREPLAY files.

Step 1. Download and install World of Tanks

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports WOTREPLAY files installed on the system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install World of Tanks. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support WOTREPLAY files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download World of Tanks installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Wargaming.net website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of World of Tanks

If the problems with opening WOTREPLAY files still occur even after installing World of Tanks, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of World of Tanks is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that World of Tanks cannot handle files with WOTREPLAY may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of World of Tanks is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign World of Tanks to WOTREPLAY files

After installing World of Tanks (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open WOTREPLAY files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the WOTREPLAY with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where World of Tanks is installed, check the Always use this app to open WOTREPLAY files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected WOTREPLAY 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 World of Tanks and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with WOTREPLAY extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the WOTREPLAY for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the WOTREPLAY file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

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

Should it happed that the WOTREPLAY is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the WOTREPLAY file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. WOTREPLAY file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

If the WOTREPLAY file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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 WOTREPLAY 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.

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open World of Tanks

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

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with World Of Tanks Replay Format 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 WOTREPLAY files.

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