A wms file extension is related to the Microsoft Windows Media Player, a multimedia playback software. A wms file stores skin definition data.

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

empty icon.wms - WAsP meteorological station file

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WMS file - Windows Media Player skin

What is wms file? How to open wms files?

File type specification:

Settings, options, themes or skins file type icon Settings, options, themes or skins file type

wms file icon: wms filetype icon

The wms file extension is associated with the Windows Media Player skin file format.

A Windows Media Player skin (.wms) definition file is an XML text document that defines the elements that are present in a skin, their relationships, and their functionality. A script creator creates the skin definition file (.wms) and any associated JScript files (.js) that incorporate the art elements and add functionality to the skin.

The wmz file is a compressed Zip archive that contains a Windows Media Player skin definition file and associated Jscript files and its supporting graphic files.

Updated: January 16, 2018

The default software associated to wms 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:

Use Windows Media Player to work with *.wms files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .wms 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 .wms 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 wms file, edit wms file, convert wms file, view wms file, play wms file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Settings wms file

Settings file type for software that use wms file - Windows Media Player skin

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

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