A wad file extension is related to the WAD Manager for Nintendo Wii gaming console. A .wad file contains channel archive.

There are 3 other file types using
the WAD file extension!

wad icon.wad - Quake engine texture file

empty icon.wad - Doom WAD archive

empty icon.wad - Theme Park World game archive

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Software that open wad file

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WAD file extension - WAD Manager Wii channel archive

What is wad file? How to open wad files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The wad file extension is also recently used by the Nintendo Wii gaming console.

The wad file is data container that includes files to install Wii Channels, Virtual Console games, WiiWare games etc.

The default software associated to open wad file:

WAD Manager picture or screenshot

WAD Manager  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

WAD Manager is a program that installs or uninstalls WADs files for Nintendo Wii gaming console.

Help how to open:

Use WAD Manager to install the *.wad files.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to other formats.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .wad file extension

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

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with wad file - WAD Manager Wii channel archive

Click on the software link for more information about WAD Manager. WAD Manager uses wad file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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