What is a .WOR File And How To Open It – Pitney Bowes Software (Simple Steps)


Have you came across a file with the .wor extension and you don’t know what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .wor file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .WOR file?

The .WOR file extension is MapInfo Workspace File. It was developed by Pitney Bowes Software. The file is a GIS software file.

What to know

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

How to open a .WOR file?

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

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

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .WOR 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 Pitney Bowes MapInfo software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .WOR file?

If you are still unable to open the .WOR file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .WOR file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .wordlist – Mariner Software, .work – Bibble Labs, .workbook – Xamarin, .workflow – Apple, .worksheet – Bare Bones Software. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .WOR file with the Pitney Bowes MapInfo program on Windows.