Open WIDGET File – What is and How to View – Format and Programs

  • File type:¬†Yahoo! Widget
  • Extension: .Widget
  • Format: binary


If you received or have a file with the .widget extension and you wonder what is and how to open it just keep reading the article.


What is a .WIDGET File

A WIDGET is a very small program of scripts that is created using the Yahoo Widget Toolkit.
Widget files are generally referred to as widgets since these can be easily embedded into yahoo websites, yahoo messenger and other yahoo products very easily and seamlessly.
These files or scripts or programs are run by the help of the Yahoo! Widget Engine although formerly they were run within the Konfabulator which is now also a part of Yahoo!

How to Open Widget Files


  1. Search for the .widget on your mobile device or computer.
  2. Tap or double click on it
  3. Select the program Yahoo Widget Engine
  4. Confirm the selection and accept.
  5. You can now view it in the program. If you don’t have this software you have download and install it.


Category: Data Files
File format: Proprietary
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