WPSO File Extension

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WPS Writer Outward Document Format

What is WPSO file?

Full format name of files that use WPSO extension is WPS Writer Outward Document Format. WPSO files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. WPSO file format, along with 377 other file formats, belongs to the Text Files category. The most popular software that supports WPSO files is Kingsoft Office. Kingsoft Office software was developed by Kingsoft Research, and on its official website you may find more information about WPSO files or the Kingsoft Office software program.

Programs which support WPSO file extension

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

Updated: 01/22/2020

How to open file with WPSO extension?

Problems with accessing WPSO may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with WPSO extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Get the Kingsoft Office

Install software to open WPSO file Problems with opening and working with WPSO files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with WPSO files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the Kingsoft Office developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy 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 Kingsoft Office installed is by going to developer’s website (Kingsoft Research) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Kingsoft Office

Update software that support file extension WPSOIf you already have Kingsoft Office installed on your systems and WPSO files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. 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 WPSO files are not compatible with Kingsoft Office. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Kingsoft Office.

Step 3. Set the default application to open WPSO files to Kingsoft Office

If you have the latest version of Kingsoft Office installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage WPSO on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with WPSO file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the WPSO 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
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Kingsoft Office is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open WPSO files and clicking OK.
Associate software with WPSO file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the WPSO file and 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....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with WPSO extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

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

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

Check WPSO file for viruses
1. The WPSO may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

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

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

Did you receive the WPSO file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with WPSO extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access 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 WPS Writer Outward Document Format file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Kingsoft Office

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

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

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

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