WRPL File Extension

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Widelands Saved Game Format
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What is WRPL file?

A .WRPL file stands for Widelands Saved Replay file, which is a proprietary file used to save the Widelands game status. The Widelands game is an open source real-time strategy game with the status of the players stored in the .WRPL file. The .WRPL file stores the moves of all the players from the initiation of the game and can be used to replay the game by loading-in the saved status.

Programs which support WRPL file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 3 operating systems that support WRPL files. WRPL files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support WRPL file

Updated: 03/25/2020

How to open file with WRPL extension?

Problems with accessing WRPL may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with WRPL extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with WRPL files.

Step 1. Get the Widelands

Install software to open WRPL file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports WRPL files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Widelands and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support WRPL files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download Widelands installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Widelands Development Team website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of Widelands and update if needed

Update software that support file extension WRPLIf you already have Widelands installed on your systems and WRPL files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why WRPL files are not compatible with Widelands. The most recent version of Widelands is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Widelands to WRPL files

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

Associate software with WRPL file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the WRPL file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Widelands is installed, check the Always use this app to open WRPL files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with WRPL file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with WRPL extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • 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 WRPL extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the WRPL for errors

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

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

Should it happed that the WRPL is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the WRPL file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

If you obtained the problematic WRPL file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the WRPL file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

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 in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle Widelands

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

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Widelands Saved Game Format file. It may be the case that the WRPL files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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