.WTF File Extension

World of Warcraft Text File

WoW settings can be modified by opening and editing WTF files in a text editor. Make sure to backup the file before editing since incorrect changes may corrupt it. WTF files contain text used by World...

General Information

Title WTF File Extension
Extension .wtf
Full Form World of Warcraft Text File
File Type Configuration File
Developer Blizzard Entertainment
MIME Type text/plain

File Function

Primary Function Store settings
Additional Functions Save preferences, User configurations

File Characteristics

Quality Text-based
Supports Layers No
Supports Transparency No
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Game Settings Yes
Game Customization Yes
User Preferences Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Low risk
Best Practices Backup files, Avoid sharing

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 2004
Latest Version Varies with game updates

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .cfg, .conf, .ini

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
World of Warcraft Subscription-based Windows, Mac
Text Editors Free, Paid Windows, Mac, Linux, Various