A wk3 file extension is related to the Lotus 1-2-3 a spreadsheet document editor developed by IBM. A wk3 file contains spreadsheet created in the Lotus 1-2-3.

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WK3 file extension - Lotus 1-2-3 version 3.x spreadsheet

What is wk3 file? How to open wk3 files?

File type specification:

Spreadsheet and workbook file type icon Spreadsheet and workbook file type

wk3 file icon: wk3 filetype icon

The wk3 file extension is associated with Lotus 1-2-3 version 3.x and used for editing of spreadsheet documents. Lotus 1-2-3 is a discontinued product.

The *.wk3 files were used as the default spreadsheet format of  Lotus 1-2-3 version 3.x.

MIME: application/vnd.lotus-1-2-3
MIME: application/x-123
MIME: application/lotus123
MIME: application/x-lotus123
MIME: application/wk3
MIME: application/x-lotus123
MIME: application/x-wk3

This wk3 file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to wk3 file type:

Lotus 1-2-3 icon

IBM logo Lotus 1-2-3  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

IBM Lotus 1-2-3 is spreadsheet application very popular in 80s and 90s of 20th century. It was released for Microsoft Windows, MS-DOS, Mac OS and OS/2. In 2002 IBM stopped the developing of the IBM Lotus 1-2-3. In the latest versions is Lotus 1-2-3 fully compatible with Microsoft Excel.

Help how to open WK3 files:

Use Lotus 1-2-3 version 3.x or later to open the *.wk3 files.

Also some modern spreadsheets programs can still open the *.wk3 files. However the latest versions of Microsoft Excel 2007/2010 no longer support that format. You can have luck with any earlier version of Excel, but you will probably lose most of the formatting from the .wk3 files.

How to convert file with extension WK3:

You can open *.wk3 in Microsoft Excel and save it to another file format. You will probably lose formatting.

Find conversions from wk3 file:

wk3 to accdb

wk3 to accde

wk3 to doc

wk3 to xls

wk3 to xlsx

wk3 to xml

List of software applications associated to the .wk3 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open wk3 file, edit wk3 file, convert wk3 file, view wk3 file, play wk3 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the wk3 files.

  • Open wk3 file
  • Save wk3 file
  • Edit wk3 file
  • Convert wk3 file
  • Create wk3 file
  • Import wk3 file
  • Print wk3 file

Software that open wk3 file - Lotus 1-2-3 version 3.x spreadsheet

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open wk3 file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with wk3 file by default:
Lotus 1-2-3 small icon Lotus 1-2-3
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Excel small icon Microsoft Excel
Corel Quattro Pro small icon Corel Quattro Pro


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