What is a .WDP File And How To Open It – Microsoft (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .wdp extension and you don’t know what it is? 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 .wdp file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .WDP file?

The file extension .WDP comes from Windows Media Photo File. This file extension was developed by Microsoft. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a raster related file.

What to know

There are currently 6 software that can open the .wdp file on 1 platform.

How to open a .WDP file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the IrfanView software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Microsoft Windows Photo Viewer, Microsoft Windows Live Movie Maker, Corel PaintShop Pro, Alchemy Mindworks Graphic Workshop Professional, Axel Rietschin FastPictureViewer and IrfanView software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .WDP 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 IrfanView software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .WDP file?

If you cannot open the .WDP file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .WDP file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .wdp – Autodesk, .wdp – PC SOFT. 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 .WDP file with the IrfanView, Microsoft Windows Photo Viewer, Microsoft Windows Live Movie Maker, Corel PaintShop Pro, Alchemy Mindworks Graphic Workshop Professional, Axel Rietschin FastPictureViewer programs on Windows.