While archiving files you may find it necessary to open wk1 files or Lotus 1-2-3 files. Lotus 1-2-3 was a spreadsheet program made popular in the 90s. If you do not currently have a copy of this program installed on your computer there is another way to open wk1 files.
There is a free program available for download called Open Office. Open Office allows you to open several different types of spreadsheet files from a long list of spreadsheet software programs. Open Office is an open source program which means that it has been built by the community as opposed to a software company. This makes it free for anyone to download and anyone can contribute to its coding.
Not only can Open Office help you open wk1 files it can also allow you save and edit wk1 files. Because there are so many different spreadsheet and word processing documents out there, Open Office can be an extremely helpful tool to have on your computer. It offers a much wider range of compatibility then any other software group currently on the market. Microsoft Office can’t even come close to the compatibility of Open Office. Whey spend the money on expensive software packages when you can download Open Office for free?