Most files with widget suffix can be found as add-ons for Yahoo! Widget desktop service - widgets. However more programs use various widgets nowadays.

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

widget icon.widget - Microsoft Windows Mobile widget

empty icon.widget - Konfabulator widget

empty icon.widget - HybridJava widget file

Detailed description

Software that open widget file

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WIDGET file extension - Yahoo! Widget file

What is widget file? How to open widget files?

File type specification:

Program executable file type icon Program executable file type

File extension widget is originally related used for Yahoo! Widget files. Widget engine is a software service available to users for running and displaying desktop widgets on the desktop.

Desktop widgets are physically inspired applets that give access to information and frequently used functions such as clocks, calendars, news aggregators, etc.

The default software associated to open widget file:

Yahoo! Widget icon

Yahoo, Inc. logoYahoo! Widget  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Yahoo, Inc.

Yahoo! Widgets is a free widget engine and managing application for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. Widget engine uses a JavaScript runtime environment combined with an XML interpreter to run small applications referred to as Widgets.

Help how to open:

Theses .widget files can be opened via Yahoo! Widget.

How to convert:

Specialized programs like the Amnesty Generator can convert many widgets between various programs.

Find conversions from widget file:

widget to gadget

File identification strings:

HEX code: 77 64 67 74
ASCII code: wdgt

List of software applications associated to the .widget 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 widget file, edit widget file, convert widget file, view widget file, play widget file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in'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 widget files.

Software that open widget file - Yahoo! Widget file

Programs supporting the exension widget on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Yahoo! Widget for open widget file action.


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