CRW file format description

Many people often share .crw files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .crw files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .crw files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .crw files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .crw file format.

4 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.crw - Canon Raw Image

The CRW graphic files are related to Microsoft RAW Image Thumbnailer and Viewer. The CRW fle is a Canon RAW image data. A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor of a Canon digital camera.

Application:Microsoft RAW Image Thumbnailer and Viewer
Category:Graphic files
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Canon Raw Image related extensions:

  • ome Open Microscopy Environment Bitmap Image
  • pfv PhotoFiltre Vectorial
  • ifx IcoFX Image
  • gif CompuServe Bitmap Image
  • psp Corel Paint Shop Pro Image
  • pp4 Micrografx Picture Publisher 4.0 Image

.crw - CHARTrunner Workspace

The CRW data files are related to CHARTrunner. The CRW file is a CHARTrunner Workspace. CHARTrunner is a statistical process control (SPC) analysis and charting application that analyzes data from data sources like Microsoft Access, Excel, Oracle and SQL Server.

Category:Data files
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CHARTrunner Workspace related extensions:

  • crd CHARTrunner Dashboard
  • crf CHARTrunner Chart Document
  • crm CHARTrunner Multi Chart Document
  • csc CHARTrunner Control Chart Style
  • csh CHARTrunner Histogram Style
  • csp CHARTrunner Pareto Style

.crw - CADrail Drawing

The CRW document files are related to CADrail. The CRW file is a CADrail Drawing. CADrail is a CAD program with many different railroad design tools.

Category:Document files
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CADrail Drawing related extensions:

  • sb1 MemoryMixer Album
  • ocg Osprey Custom Graph
  • tp TinkerPlots Document
  • sgl StarWriter 5.x Global Document
  • fmv Frame Vector Metafile
  • nhf Nero HFS CD Compilation

.crw - Crossword Genius Crossword Puzzle Data

The CRW data files are related to Crossword Genius. The CRW file is a Crossword Genius Crossword Puzzle Data. AussieSoft Crossword Genius is a crossword and wordsearch puzzle designer for Microsoft Windows. The Crossword Genius seems to be no longer supported.

Application:Crossword Genius
Category:Data files
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Crossword Genius Crossword Puzzle Data related extensions:

  • esig HTK Entropic Esignal Format Data
  • 82b TI-82 Calculator Backup Data
  • aup3-shm Audacity v3 Temporary Work Data
  • acc GeneMapper Access Control Data
  • tmx Arbortext Editor Custom Input Data
  • msq LightShow Pro Media Sequence

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .crw file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .crw extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .crw files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .crw files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .crw 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 an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .crw file

To set the .crw file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set .crw file association. Many applications can open .crw files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .crw file extension is often given incorrectly

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

cdw, cfw, cr, crd, cre, crq, crs, ctw, cw, cwr, drw, frw, rcw, rw, srw

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .crw filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .crw:

Operating systems

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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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