What is a .WBF1 File And How To Open It – Waninkoko (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .wbf1 extension, but you have never seen this extension before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .wbf1 file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .WBF1 file?

The file extension .WBF1 is Wii Backup File System File. The developer of this file extension is Waninkoko. This game related file is in binary format.

What to know

There are currently 5 software that can open the .wbf1 file on 4 platforms.

How to open a .WBF1 file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .WBF1 file on various operating systems.

How to open a .WBF1 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .wbf1 file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Dolphin software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use WBFS Manager, Wii Backup Manager, Wii Unscrambler and Dolphin software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .WBF1 file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Dolphin software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .WBF1 file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .wbf1 file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Dolphin software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Dolphin.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .WBF1 file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Dolphin software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .WBF1 file on Linux

The .wbf1 file can be opened in 4 steps on Linux.

1. The first step is to download the Dolphin software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .WBF1 file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Dolphin software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

How to open a .WBF1 file on Android

To open the .wbf1 file on Android, please follow these easy steps.

Step 1

Image 1: Locating your .WBF1 file in the download folder

First of all you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 2

Image2: Unable to open the file

While trying to open the file, it won’t work.

Step 3

Image3: Open your Google Play Store

You need to locate the Google Play Store and open it.

Step 4

Image4: Search for the software and download it

To open the file, you will need to download the Dolphin Emulator for Android software. Please search for it in the Google Play Store and install it. The other software that opens the .wbf1 file on Android is Dolphin Emulator for Android. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Android.

Still cannot open the .WBF1 file?

If you are still unable to open the .WBF1 file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .WBF1 file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .wbfs – Waninkoko, .wbi – Compact ISO File, .wbk – Microsoft, .wbk – Corel, .wbm – Webmin. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .WBF1 file with the Dolphin, WBFS Manager, Wii Backup Manager, Wii Unscrambler programs on Windows, Dolphin program on Mac, Dolphin software on Linux and Dolphin Emulator for Android software on Android.