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The wri file extension is related to Microsoft Windows Write the simple text editor that was distributed as a part of Microsoft Windows to version 95. The *.wri file stores document written in Write.

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WRI file extension - Windows Write document file

What is .wri file?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

wri file icon: wri filetype icon

The wri file extension is associated with Windows Write, a simple word processor used in older versions of Windows OS.Microsoft Windows Write was simple word processor, that was distributed with Microsoft Windows to version 3.11.

A *.wri file is a document created and saved in Windows Write.

In Microsoft Windows 95 and higher was Microsoft Write replaced by Microsoft WordPad. Microsoft WordPad can open the .wri files, but format is not officially supported.

MIME: application/x-wri, application/x-mswrite, application/x-wri, application/mswrite, application/x-mswrite, application/wr, zz-application/zz-winassoc-wri, application/msword, application/microsoft_word

The default software associated to wri file type:

Microsoft Write picture or screenshot

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Write  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Windows Write is a simple word processor that came with Microsoft Windows 1.0, Windows 2.0, and the Windows 3.x series. Throughout its lifespan it has been minimally updated, and is comparable to early versions of MacWrite

Help how to open WRI files:

You can try to open *.wri files in Windows WordPad. Sometimes WordPad can view extraneous or garbage characters at the beginning and at the end of the file, but text in the document is readable.

The *.wri files can also be open in the older versions of Microsoft Works, Microsoft Word or Corel WordPerfect.

How to convert file with extension WRI:

The easiest way would probably be to open *.wri files in WordPad and save them to another file format. If WordPad viewed extraneous or garbage characters at the beginning and at the end of a *.wri file, delete them prior saving.

Windows Write can also save .wri files in to the simple .txt files.

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List of software applications associated to the .wri file extension

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: like open wri file, edit wri file, convert wri file, view wri file, play wri file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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  • Open wri file
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  • Create wri file

Software that open wri file - Windows Write document file

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Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with wri file by default:
Microsoft Write
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Word small icon Microsoft Word
Microsoft Works small icon Microsoft Works
Corel WordPerfect small icon Corel WordPerfect

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