How to Recover Windows Metafile? WMF File Recovery

Updated on September 22, 2020


Remo File Recovery software offers you the simplest way to restore deleted or lost WMF files from Windows computer. Free download its demo version now and start recovering your WMF images that are deleted, lost or formatted.




What is WMF File?

WMF stands for Windows Metafile, this is an image file format introduced by Microsoft. You can say that WMF file is a system file and plays a vital role in opening JPEG, Word, Excel, and PDF files. A Windows metafile stores records of drawing commands and graphic objects which is used to display an image on screen. In some instances, .wmf files stored in the system will go missing or get deleted due to various reasons. This leads to inaccessibility or improper functionality of the programs that rely on WMF file.

How Does WMF files Get Deleted or Lost from Windows Computer?

  • Accidental deletion of WMF files while trying to remove other unwanted programs
  • A potential malware or virus attack that has deleted system files
  • Hard drive crash or formation of bad sectors on your hard drive leads to inaccessibility and loss of WMF files
  • Logical errors in the programs which require WMF file to run or display certain type of images

Irrespective of the reasons behind loss or deletion of WMF file, make use of Remo Recover software to get back deleted or lost WMF file. The utility also supports media files recovery and partition recovery.

How Can I Recover Windows Metafile?

You can restore deleted or lost WMF file with the help of a professional photo recovery software like Remo Recover. Deletion or loss of WMF file causes only removal of reference pointer, this means that the file recovery software can still recognize the recently removed files. Regardless of the WMF file version, Remo Recover is qualified to restore deleted WMF files from computer or any storage devices.

Steps To Restore Deleted WMF Files With Remo Recover Software

Download, install, and launch Remo Recover on your Windows system to perform WMF file recovery.



Step 1: Click on Recover Files from the main screen, choose the appropriate drive from where you want to recover WMF files, then click on Scan.

Click Recover Files option to start WMF file recovery

Step 2: Wait for the scan to find and restore deleted WMF file. Scan time usually depends on the size of the partition or drive which you are scanning.

Step 3: Once the scan process is complete, a list of recovered files are displayed in Data View and File Type View. Choose File Type View if you want to view the recovered files in the tree view.

display the recovered files in two types of view

Step 4: If you are satisfied with the recovery results of the tool, click on Save and follow the further process.

Save Recovered Files



Why Choose Remo Recover for WMF File Recovery?

Remo Recover software has a self-explanatory interface which describes the upcoming steps on the go. With this simple yet robust GUI, even a novice user will be able to recover lost or deleted Windows Metafile in a couple of minutes. In addition, it does not damage or alter any files as Remo Recover is built with read-only utility that restores missing images in a safe and secure manner. Other added benefits of using this application are:

  • Easily recover WMF file from damaged, formatted or inaccessible hard drives
  • Can recover any file type from damaged, formatted or inaccessible hard drives
  • Supports other image formats such as WPG, JPEG, JPG, TIFF, TIF, PSD, IMG, GIF, and 300+ file types
  • Provides free preview of the images and other media files to let the user examine the software efficiency prior buying licensed version Offers free 24*7 online customer support to resolve product related queries