There are 10 other file types using
the WS file extension!

ws file icon.ws - WordStar document file

ws file icon.ws - 1-2-3 Word Search Maker file

ws file icon.ws - Hummingbird Exceed file

ws file icon.ws - IBM System i iSeries client access workstation profile

ws file icon.ws - Rhino 3D file

ws file icon.ws - SigmaNEST AutoNEST file

ws file icon.ws - SmartWare worksheet file

ws file icon.ws - Microsoft Train Simulator world sound file

ws file icon.ws - The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings script

ws file icon.ws - Worksheet Builder worksheet

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WS file extension - Microsoft Windows script

What is ws file? How to open ws files?

The ws file extension is used by Microsoft Windows. A *.ws file contains saved Windows scripts.

Windows Script File (WSF) is a file type used by the Microsoft Windows Script Host. It allows mixing the scripting languages JScript and VBScript within a single file, or other scripting languages such as Perl, Object REXX, Python, or Kixtart if installed by the user. Windows Script File is written in simple text format and it is viewable in any text editor.

JScript is scripting language for Microsoft Internet Explorer based on ECMA standards. However JScript is also used by Active Server Pages and Windows Scripting Host.

VBScript is active scripting language modeled on Visual Basic. VBScript is used by variety Microsoft applications like Internet Explorer, Internet Information Services (IIS), Microsoft Scripting Host etc.

Microsoft Windows Script Host is an automation technology for Microsoft Windows operating systems that provides scripting capabilities comparable to batch files, but with a greater range of supported features.

Microsoft Windows scripts are used by variety malware applications, trojans and viruses to attack your computer. Don't run Windows scripts that are not from verified sources, or come from unknown e-mails.

The default software associated to ws file type:

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows is 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 WS files:

To run script sequence double click on *.ws file. To view content of WS file use any text editor.

How to convert file with extension WS:

There is no way how to transform *.ws files to other formats.

List of software applications associated to the .ws file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open ws file, edit ws file, convert ws file, view ws file, play ws file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
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 of the ws files.

  • Open ws file
  • Save ws file
  • Edit ws file
  • Others ws file

Software that open ws file - Microsoft Windows script

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open ws file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with ws file by default:
Microsoft Windows small icon Microsoft Windows
Other suggested software:
SciTE small icon SciTE
Microsoft Windows NotePad small icon Microsoft Windows NotePad
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor
Atom small icon Atom

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Multiplatform:

Vim small icon Vim

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