What is a .WPT File And How To Open It – Microsoft (Visual Guide)

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Have you downloaded a file with .wpt extension, but you are not sure what it is? 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 .wpt file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .WPT file?

The file extension .WPT is Works Template. The developer of this file extension is Microsoft.

What to know

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

How to open a .WPT file?

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

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

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .wpt 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 .WPT 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 Microsoft Works software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .WPT file?

If you are still unable to open the .WPT file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .WPT file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .wpt – Corel, .wpt – Kingsoft, .wpt – Wouter van Oortmerssen. 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 .WPT file with the Microsoft Works program on Windows.