CFW file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cfw - ChemFinder Form File

The CFW data files are related to ChemFinder. The CFW file is a ChemFinder Form File. ChemFinder is a database management system for anyone who works with chemical information.

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ChemFinder Form File related extensions:
ChemFinder Chemical Structure Index Data

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

Can't open a .cfw 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 .cfw file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

cbw, ccw, cdw, cf, cfa, cfd, cfe, cfs, crw, ctw, cvw, cw, cwf, dfw, fcw

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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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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