What is a .WCD File And How To Open It – Microsoft (Simple Steps)

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While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .wcd extension. You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .wcd file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .WCD file?

The .WCD file extension comes from Works Calendar File. The developer of this file extension is Microsoft. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a data related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .wcd file on 1 platform.

How to open a .WCD file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .WCD file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Microsoft Works software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .WCD 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 Microsoft Works software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .WCD file?

If you are still unable to open the .WCD file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .WCD file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .wcf – WebEx Saved Chat Session, .wcinv – Microsoft, .wcm – WordPerfect Macro, .wcm – Microsoft, .wcp – Corel. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .WCD file with the Microsoft Works program on Windows.