.WP3 File Extension

Photo Story Project File

What is a WP3 file? Project file created by Photo Story. Contains pictures, effects, captions, audio and playback settings. Used to compile photos for playback. Problems with opening WP3 files are p...

General Information

Title WP3 File Extension
Extension .wp3
Full Form Photo Story Project File
File Type Multimedia Project File
Developer Microsoft
MIME Type application/octet-stream

File Function

Primary Function Store multimedia project
Additional Functions Include photos, music, narration
Features Timelines, Transitions

File Characteristics

Quality Depends on media
Supports Layers Yes
Supports Transparency No
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Personal Slideshows Yes
Educational Projects Yes
Digital Storytelling Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Low
Best Practices Backup, Update software

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release Early 2000s
Latest Version N/A
Discontinued Yes

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .wmv, .mp3, .wma

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Microsoft Photo Story Discontinued Windows
Compatibility Mode N/A Older Windows versions