Open WPS File format – Programs and How to

File type: Microsoft Works document file definition and 5 other file types and linked programs information.


A WPS file is a .WPS extension. For example sample.wps


How to open WPS Files


Instructions and steps:

  1. Search for your WPS files
  2. Double click on the icon
  3. In the open with drop down select an appopriate program. For example WPS office.
  4. View it in the application

The File extension wps is used by the following type(s):

type 1 description:
Default file extension for .wps type:
Microsoft Works document files
WPS files suffix is related to Microsoft Works and documents. Can be also opened in Microsoft Word and other word processors. Works is no longer sold.
that open wps files:
  • LibreOffice Writer (multiplatform software)
  • Microsoft Word (Microsoft Windows)
  • Microsoft Word Viewer (Microsoft Windows)
  • Microsoft Works (Microsoft Windows)
  • Microsoft Works 6–9 File Converter (Microsoft Windows)
  • PrimoOnline (Microsoft Windows)
  • WPS office


type 2 description:
Kingsoft Office document
Document files used by Kingsoft Office.
that open wps files:
Kingsoft Office (multiplatform software)


type 3 description:
Painkiller Overdose game files
File extension is used by computer game Painkiller Overdose.
that open wps files:
Painkiller Overdose (Microsoft Windows)


type 4 description:
Rockbox theme
Rockbox is an open source replacement firmware for MP3 players.
Programs: RockBox (multiplatform software)


type 5 description:
SDL Translator’s Workbench project files
The WPS file suffix is associated with the SDL Translator’s Workbench. SDL Translator’s Workbench is discontinued product and it was replaced by SDL Trados Studio.