CDRW file format description

Many people share .cdrw files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .cdrw file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .cdrw files.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cdrw - CorelDraw for Mac Drawing

The CDRW graphic files are related to CorelDraw. The CDRW file is a CorelDraw for Mac Drawing. This files are vector designs created in CorelDraw.

Graphic files
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CorelDraw for Mac Drawing related extensions:
CorelDraw AutoBackup
CorelDRAW Keyboard Accelerator File
CorelDraw Bitmap Master Data
CorelDraw Clipart Data
CorelDraw Clipart Data
CorelDraw Drawing

.cdrw - ClarisWorks ClarisDraw Data

The CDRW data files are related to AppleWorks. The CDRW file is a ClarisWorks ClarisDraw Data. ClarisWorks is an integrated office application, which provides word processing, graphics, illustration, spreadsheet, charting/graphing, presentation and database capabilities.

Data files
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ClarisWorks ClarisDraw Data related extensions:
ClarisWorks Assistant
ClarisWorks Font
ClarisWorks 3 Document
ClarisWorks Color Palette
ClarisWorks Database
ClarisWorks Drawing Document

Naturally, other applications may also use the .cdrw file extension. Even harmful programs can create .cdrw files. Be especially cautious with .cdrw files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .cdrw file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .cdrw file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

cdr, cdw, crw, ddrw, drw

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Canon Raw Image
PTC Creo Drawing Document
CHARTrunner Workspace
Micrografx Designer Drawing
Crash Data Retrieval Data
Final Cut Pro CD or DVD Master Image

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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