Tips to open WML file

Can't open the WML file? You are not the only one. Thousands of users face similar problems every day. Below you will find tips on how to open WML files as well as a list of programs that support WML files.

WML file extension

File Name Wireless Markup Language Format
File Category Web Files

The WML file is supported on 5 operating systems. Depending on your operating system, you may need different software to handle the WML files. Below is a summary of the number of programs that support and open the WML file on each system platform.

Operating systems
  • 8
  • 4
  • 2
  • 2
  • 1
  • 0

What is WML file?

The WML file has been categorized as Web Files. In addition to this file, the Web Files category includes 303 related files. Wireless Markup Language Format is supported by 5 operating systems. The file will work on Android, iOS, Linux, Mac OS, Windows systems, unfortunately not on others. The Adobe Dreamweaver application is recommended to open the file. It was released by Adobe Systems Incorporated. This file type can also be opened by 17 other programs. The AbiWord, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer programs will also handle the file when the Adobe Dreamweaver program does not fulfill its role.

How to open WML file?

The main problem with Wireless Markup Language Format is that the WML file is incorrectly associated with programs. Thus, when you open WML, the program selection wizard or some other program starts. This can be quickly resolved by following the instructions below.

The first thing you should do is just "doubleclick" on the WML file icon you want to open. If the operating system has an appropriate application to support it and there is also an association between the file and the program, the file should be opened.

Step 1. Install Adobe Dreamweaver

In this case, you should first verify that the Adobe Dreamweaver application is installed on the computer. This can be achieved by typing Adobe Dreamweaver into the operating system search engine. If we do not have this program, it is worth installing it, as it will help you automatically associate the file WML with Adobe Dreamweaver. Below you will find a list of applications that support WML files.

Programs to open WML file

Remember to download programs supporting WML files only from verified and safe sources. We suggest using the websites of software developers.

Step 2. Create association of Adobe Dreamweaver with WML files

If the application is or has been freshly installed, but the WML file still does not use the Adobe Dreamweaver program, it means no association. This option is available from the level of Properties of a specific file available in the context menu. The displayed window will contain information about the program that supports this type of file. Using the "Change" button we can select the desired program. The program should be visible in the window, otherwise it should be selected manually using the "Browse" button and the program installation directory should be indicated. The "always use the selected program ..." field will set the Adobe Dreamweaver application as the default for handling the WML file.

Step 3. Update Adobe Dreamweaver to the latest version

If, however, after binding Adobe Dreamweaver with Wireless Markup Language Format there were still problems, you should update the program to the latest version. Some applications allow you to update from the program level, and for others you need to download the installer from the Adobe Systems Incorporated page and install.

Step 4. Check for the following problems with the WML file

Of course, it may happen that despite the above steps, the file still does not work. This could be due to the file itself, the cleanest issues are:

Very often, the file may be size 0 or incomplete. This is most often caused by a problem while downloading the WML file. The file should be downloaded again, making sure that the process has finished correctly.
The operating system may be infected with a computer virus. A virus scan using an up-to-date antivirus program should fix the problem. If this is not possible, you can use the online scanner. For the best results, we will scan the entire operating system, not just our WML file. As a result of the scan, sometimes it is not possible to recover WML files, which are deleted if there is a backup of this file, then after restoring it, it must also be scanned.
A typical compatibility error - the program does not support the older version of the WML file. On their websites, developers usually offer free solutions to such problems, e.g. in the form of a conversion program or an older version of the program.
There can be many reasons for the failure. Depending on the type of file, it is necessary to repair it accordingly. Some programs offer the ability to automatically repair WML file corruption. The easiest way to restore the file is from a backup or by contacting N/A, but this one can be expensive. Not all damage can be reversed.
The program can also signal the fact of encryption. The encrypted file WML except for the special designation, works normally, but only on the device where it was encrypted, before transferring it to another machine, decryption is required.
Some operating systems do not allow file operations in certain locations, eg in system directories or directly on the system drive. The problem is only writing to the file, not reading it. If possible, you can try to move the WML file to another location.
This problem only occurs with more complex files. In this case, the WML file is blocked by the first application to open it. Just close unnecessary programs. Sometimes it is necessary to wait a while before referencing the WML file again. Some anti-virus or backup software may occupy the WML file for a certain period of time. If this does not work either, restart the device.