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How to open .WIDGET file extension?

File Type : Yahoo! Widget (Yahoo! Inc.)
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .WIDGET file extension?

.WIDGET file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
HTML-based widget used by Windows Mobile, an operating system for PDAs, digital phones, and other mobile devices; contains an archive of files in a compressed Zip format; may store .HTML, .XML, .CSS, and .JS files, as well as other Web-based files. WIDGET files are used for deploying small programs for capabilities such as weather and news reports, maps, and games. NOTE: WIDGET files are actually .ZIP files that have been renamed with the ".widget" extension. Therefore, you can unpack them by renaming the file extension to ".zip" and decompressing them using any Zip-compatible decompression utility.
You can see a list of software programs here on that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .WIDGET files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • Microsoft Windows Mobile SDK
  • Microsoft Visual Studio with Windows Mobile Developer Tool Kit plug-in