A wmd file extension is associated with the Windows Media Player, a multimedia playback software for Windows. A wmd file contains download package with another content like skin, multimedia etc.

There is one other file type using
the WMD file extension!

empty icon.wmd - WaveMaker design file

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WMD file - Windows Media Player Download Package

What is wmd file? How to open wmd files?

File type specification:

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wmd file icon: wmd filetype icon

The wmd file extension is related to Windows Media Player. Windows Media Download (WMD) packages combine Windows Media Player skin borders, playlist information, and multimedia content in a single downloadable file that uses a .wmd extension.

The wmd package can include a whole album of music videos that also displays advertising in the form of graphical branding and links to an online music retailer Web site.

To download a .wmd package from a Web site, click the link to the package. When the package is downloaded to your computer, Windows Media Player automatically extracts the files that are contained in the package, adds the playlists in the package, adds the content to Media Library, displays the border skin in the Now Playing pane of Windows Media Player (in full mode), and then plays the first item in the playlist.

Updated: August 27, 2018

The default software associated to wmd file type:

Microsoft Windows Media Player icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows Media Player  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows Media Player is default multimedia player installed in Microsoft Windows. WMP can manage music, videos and pictures in computer, play or view them, sync them with portable devices, or burn them on CD/DVD media. It also supports home media sharing with other computers.

Help how to open:

Probably not meant to be accessed by the user.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

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

  • Import wmd file

Software that import wmd file - Windows Media Player Download Package

Programs supporting the exension wmd on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Microsoft Windows Media Player for import wmd file action.

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