The WLX file extension is related to the Microsoft Live Mesh. The *.wlx file contains unfinished download.

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

empty icon.wlx - FileMaker Pro plug-in

empty icon.wlx - Total Commander lister plug-in

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WLX file - Microsoft Live Mesh placeholder file

What is wlx file? How to open wlx files?

File type specification:

Temporary file type icon Temporary file type

wlx file icon: wlx filetype icon

The WLX file extension is related to the Microsoft Live Mesh.

Not finished download of file synchronized by Microsoft Live Mesh Placeholder. Microsoft Mesh synchronizing manager give .wlx extension to incomplete download file from Mesh. When the download is finished, manager rename file with original file extension.

The Mesh was replaced by Microsoft OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive).

The default software associated to wlx file type:

Microsoft Live Mesh icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Live Mesh  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Live Mesh is free file synchronization application used to synchronize data between computers and Microsoft Live Mesh cloud storage.

This program was generally replaced by SkyDrive (OneDrive) service.

Help how to open:

Used by Live Mesh service itself, not intended for opening.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .wlx file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .wlx 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 wlx file, edit wlx file, convert wlx file, view wlx file, play wlx file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others wlx file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with wlx file - Microsoft Live Mesh placeholder file

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Live Mesh. Microsoft Live Mesh uses wlx 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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