Open WML files

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    Wireless Markup Language Document (WAP)
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Have you encountered a problem with a WML file? Don’t you know which program opens a file with this extension? You will find all the information you need about working with a WML file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your WML file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.

What is WML file?

WML files are source code files in the Wireless Markup Language (WML). It is an XML based page description language that represents a reduced version of HTML.

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WML is part of the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) and is primarily used on mobile devices such as mobile phones, smartphones and more. Wml files can also include WMLScript, which is a simplified version of JavaScript.

A WML file can be opened in any wml-enabled browser as well as in any XML editor. But there are also special WML editors.

Programs which can open a WML file

How to open file with WML extension?

In order to open a file with WML extension one of the following programs must be installed on user’s system. If a problem with opening WML file occurred, it is highly possible that none of the listed programs is present on user’s system. Even if one or more said programs are installed, there may be issues related with given programs. In order to solve a problem with WML files, follow the instructions below.
Install Adobe Dreamweaver or other program from the list

Most often resolving problems with opening WML files is very simple. Just install an appropriate program that supports such files. All of the listed programs support WML files, but may vary in offered function and purpose. Some programs may be capable only of viewing contents of WML files or offer file conversion options, but may not be capable of editing such files.

Set Adobe Dreamweaver as the default program for opening WML files

It is possible that although a compatible program has been installed on user’s system, it is not used by the system to open it. This may happen because no default application was associated with this type of files. To associate WML files with given application, select "Open with" from drop-down menu (accessed by right-clicking on the file). Then select from the list the program or application you want to be used to open this type of file. If the Adobe Dreamweaver applications is not on the list, select "Browse" option in order to manually locate the directory where Adobe Dreamweaver has been installed.


Check the section that lists most common problems with WML files

Sometimes problems with opening WML files may not lie with the application itself, but can arise due to other causes, such as:

  • File data is corrupted
  • WML files has been not been completely download from the internet (only a part of the data has been downloaded)
  • Currently used user account hasn’t been granted necessary privileges to open WML files (should that be the case, please contact your system administrator or IT specialist)
  • WML file was being copied from a corrupted storage device and is incomplete or data is corrupted. (Copying files from unknown or untrusted sources should be conducted with great care as such files may contain malicious software, which can damage your system)

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