.WMF or .EMF - File Extension for Windows Metafile Files

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What is WMF or EMF? WMF stands for Windows Metafile. EMF stands for Enhanced Windows Metafile WMF or EMF is used as the file extension for image files saved in Enhanced Windows Metafile format. .WMF or .EMF files are binary files that can be opened by Windows Paint and other image viewer programs. See the sample .WMF file included below.

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File Extension: .WMF or .EMF

MIME Type: image/x-wmf, image/x-emf

File Content: Image

.WMF or .EMF files are image files saved as binary files in Enhanced Windows Metafile format. Here are the first 64 bytes of a sample .WMF file dumped in HEX values:

d7 cd c6 9a 00 00 00 00 00 00 80 16 e0 10 40 02 ................
00 00 00 00 31 53 01 00 09 00 00 03 c3 08 00 00 ....1S..........
07 00 a2 05 00 00 00 00 04 00 00 00 03 01 08 00 ................
05 00 00 00 0b 02 00 00 00 00 05 00 00 00 0c 02 ................

.WMF or .EMF image file sample: Click sample.wmf to download.

.WMF or .EMF image files can be created and modified by these software:

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