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CTW file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ctw - CTW Compressed File

CTW file is a CTW Compressed File. CTW (Context Tree Weighting) is an effective lossless compression algorithm that is especially suitable for compressing text files.

.ctw file format description:
CTW format
Archive files
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CTW Compressed File related links:
CTW Compressed File related extensions:
Windows 95/98/ME Backup
Zaurus Archive
Compressed Tape Archive
Crush Compressed Archive
XZ Compressed File
NaShrinK Compressed Archive

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

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

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

cw, cfw, stw, dtw, cwt, cts, ctd, ct, chw, tcw, ftw, cyw, cte, cta, crw

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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