The file extension WML is associated with Wireless Markup Language, which is a language that is designed to allow web page text to be displayed on mobile devices. Wireless Markup Language is used in conjunction with the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP), which is being developed as a global system for mobile communications.
WML files allow web pages to be created for easy viewing on small screen mobile devices. Instead of using Hypertext Markup Language to create web pages, the web pages are designed using Wireless Markup Language. WML files are a web file type that contains an open programming language based on Extensible Markup Language (XML) created by web programmers.
How to Open WML Files
WML files can be opened with a variety of web browsers, script editing programs, and web design programming applications. If you use Windows, you can open WML files with AbiSource AbiWord, which is an open source word processing program that allows you to collaborate with other programmers using the same document. AbiWord is available as a free download on the AbiSource website.
If you use Windows or Mac OS X, you can open WML files using any web browser such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer (for Windows), or Apple Safari (for Mac OS X).
If you want to open and edit WML files in Windows or Mac OS X, you can use Adobe Dreamweaver CS6, which is part of the CS6 Creative suite of applications. Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 is available as a free trial download on the Adobe website. You can also use SyncRO Soft oXygen XML Editor, which can be obtained as a download on the oXygenXML website and is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, and the Linux operating system.
WML files can also be converted to XML for use with a variety of applications. There are a number of WML to XML conversion programs available as a free download on websites such as CNET which will convert WML files for you.
You can also use an online resource such as Zamzar which will perform free file conversion for you. Simply log onto the website, browse for the WML file, choose the new format, enter your email address, and click on Convert. Within minutes you will receive the newly converted file in your email inbox.
WML files can be opened and viewed with a text editing program such as use Notepad or WordPad for Windows, Apple TextEdit for Mac, or gEdit and Nano Editor for Linux.