the wks file extension is related to the DeskMate and used for its worksheet files.

There are 2 other file types using
the WKS file extension!

wks icon.wks - Microsoft Works spreadsheet document

wks icon.wks - Lotus 1-2-3 version 1.x spreadsheet

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WKS file - DeskMate worksheet file

What is wks file? How to open wks files?

File type specification:

Spreadsheet and workbook file type icon Spreadsheet and workbook file type

The wks file extension is associated with DeskMate, a software application that provided an operating environment that competed with early versions of Microsoft Windows.

It originally was made for Tandy's TRS-DOS Operating System and for their TRS-80 line of computers, but eventually shifted to PC, where it was developed using C and Assembly. Like Windows (and other competitors from the time, such as GEM), it was not a full operating system, requiring MS-DOS to function. Although the initial PC ports would only run on Tandy's PCs (such as the Tandy 1000), the introduction of the true PC-compatible computers such as the Tandy 3000 resulted in the software later being made available for other compatibles.

The *.wks files contain worksheet used by the application.

Help how to open:

Use DeskMate to open *.wks files.

How to convert:

Spreadsheets can be usually converted between various formats, or the data can be extracted and saved in structured text files, such as CSV (Comma Separated Value). Sometimes, export to a generatic database format is also possible.

For general information please read:
Basic info how to convert spreadsheet files

Related links:

DeskMate on Wikipedia

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