A wpc file extension is related to Microsoft Word and WordPad applications. Some sort of conversion format that allowed document transfer between the programs.

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

wpc icon.wpc - Corel WordPerfect character mapping

empty icon.wpc - Pazzles Inspiration Studio pazzle pattern

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WPC file extension - Microsoft Word and Write Windows 95 WordPad file converter data

What is wpc file? How to open wpc files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

wpc file icon: wpc filetype icon

The wpc file extension is associated with text-format converters used from 1990 to 1997 in several versions of Microsoft Wordpad and Microsoft Word text editors.

The wpc file was used for making conversions between various text formats such as the word format (doc), the rich text format (rtf) and the plain text format (txt), etc.

MIME types:

This wpc file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open wpc file:

Microsoft Word icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Word  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

A popular word processor that started with Word for MS-DOS in 1983 and for year is now a core application of Microsoft Office suite. Microsoft Word offers powerful word processing and text editor features that allow users to easy create high quality documents.

Almost every, if not every, computer user knows .doc and .docx Word documents.

Microsoft WordPad icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft WordPad  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

The original text editor distributed in various versions of Microsoft Windows operating system. The modern version can open and edit DOCX, ODT, TXT and RTF documents. Older versions could also work with DOC files.

Help how to open:

You can use Microsoft Word or Microsoft WordPad to open the WPC Microsoft Word and Write Windows 95 WordPad file.

How to convert:

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

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with wpc file - Microsoft Word and Write Windows 95 WordPad file converter data

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Word. Microsoft Word uses wpc 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.).

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with wpc file by default:
Microsoft Word small icon Microsoft Word
Microsoft WordPad small icon Microsoft WordPad

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