A wmp file extension is related to the Microsoft Windows Media HD photo format, a file format for continuous-tone still images that surpasses the limitations of existing image formats.

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

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Software that open wmp file

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WMP file extension - Microsoft Windows Media HD photo

What is wmp file? How to open wmp files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

HD Photo, also known as Windows Media Photo, is a new file format for continuous-tone still images that surpasses the limitations of existing image formats. HD Photo supports a wide range of features, including:

  • Multiple color formats for display or print
  • Fixed or floating point high dynamic range, wide gamut image encoding
  • Lossless or high-quality lossy compression
  • Extremely efficient decoding for multiple resolutions and sub-regions
  • Minimal overhead for format conversion or transformations during decode

HD Photo delivers a lightweight, high performance algorithm with a small memory footprint that enables practical, in-device encoding and decoding. HD Photo delivers image quality that is comparable to JPEG-2000 and more than twice the quality of JPEG.

Windows Media Photo has been renamed as HD Photo. Both names refer to the same file format. Some Microsoft Windows products still refer to the HD Photo implementation as Windows Media Photo.

The default software associated to open wmp file:

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Microsoft Corporation

A family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS.  MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Windows 10.

Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.wmp files.

How to convert:

Compatible tools may be able to export *.wmp files to other formats.

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

Software that open wmp file - Microsoft Windows Media HD photo

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

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