What is a .WFM File And How To Open It – Avid Technology (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .wfm extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. In this article we will explain what .wfm file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .WFM file?

The file extension .WFM stands for Pro Tools Wave Cache File. It was developed by Avid Technology. The format of this file is binary, and it is a audio related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .wfm file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .WFM file?

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

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Avid Pro Tools software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Avid Pro Tools software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .WFM file

2. The second step is locating 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: 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 Avid Pro Tools software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .WFM file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .wfm file on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the Avid Pro Tools software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Avid Pro Tools software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .WFM 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 Avid Pro Tools software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .WFM file?

If you are still unable to open the .WFM file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .WFM file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .wfm – Tektronix, .wfm – dataBased Intelligence. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .WFM file with the Avid Pro Tools program on Windows and Avid Pro Tools program on Mac.