WBFSfile extension

Wii Backup File System File

Have trouble opening the .wbfs extension? Don't panic! This page explains wbfs files and suggests programs you may use to open wbfs files. You can download these programs through this page!

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What is WBFS file?

The WBFS file is considered a disc with games for the Nintendo Wii from the Wiimms WBFS Tool and the Wii Backup Manager software. It contains a Wii game, so you can play it on your Nintendo Wii using the USB Loader GX or the Wii Emulator (Dolphin, for example).

Previously, players had to save and load WBFS files from specially formatted USB sticks, but now it is possible to save WBFS files on disks formatted in FAT32 and NTFS.

Additional data

By saving a WBFS file to a USB flash drive, users can quickly launch the file and play its contents on the Wii via USB Loader GX (a WBFS disc image downloader). Players are given the option to use Wii emulators (Dolphin) for games that are stored in the WBFS file.


How to open WBFS file?

Here are some universal methods of opening a file. Please, use this list of solutions.

Method 1: Correctly fix file association error

By following these steps, the user will be able to fix the wbfs extension association problem in an instant automatically:

Download Solution

Step 1: Click the "Download Solution" button to download the automatic tool from Appsitory.

Step 2: Now click "Start Scan" to find out all potential problems.

Step 3: Review the resulting scan and click the "Fix Items" option.

Method 2: Download apps that open the wbfs file

Here is a list of the presented programs that you should use to open/convert the wbfs file. You can choose the right program for your OS and click on it to start the download. You can also visit the developer's website.

Apps that open WBFS files

Method 3: Use Universal File Viewer

The recommended use of Universal File Viewer, a tool for opening over 250 file extensions, complements the list of programs above. This utility is capable of opening your wbfs file. Download Universal File Viewer to your OS quickly and securely.