What is a .WK4 File And How To Open It – IBM (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .wk4 extension. It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .wk4 file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .WK4 file?

The .WK4 file extension comes from Lotus 4 Worksheet. This file extension was developed by IBM. The format of this data related file is binary.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .wk4 file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .WK4 file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .WK4 file on various operating systems.

How to open a .WK4 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .wk4 file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Gnumeric software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Gnumeric software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .WK4 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Gnumeric software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .WK4 file on Linux

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .wk4 file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Gnumeric software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Gnumeric software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .WK4 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: 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 Gnumeric software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .WK4 file?

If you cannot open the .WK4 file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .WK4 file.wk5 – IBM, .wke – IBM, .wki – IBM, .wkq – Corel, .wks – IBM. 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 .WK4 file with the Gnumeric program on Windows and Gnumeric software on Linux.