CWDB file format description

Many people often share .cwdb 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 .cwdb files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .cwdb files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .cwdb files.

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cwdb - ClarisWorks Database

The CWDB data files are related to AppleWorks. The CWDB file is a ClarisWorks Database. 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 Database related extensions:
ClarisWorks Assistant
ClarisWorks ClarisDraw Data
ClarisWorks Font
ClarisWorks 3 Document
ClarisWorks Color Palette
ClarisWorks Drawing Document

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

Can't open a .cwdb 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 .cwdb 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. By providing this list, we aim to assist users in finding the correct information more easily and improving their overall search experience on our site.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

cdb, csdb, cwb, cwd, cweb, swdb, wdb

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .cwdb 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 .cwdb:

Cardwar Cards deck
Symbian OS Phonebook Data
Pocket Access Document
CWEB Source Code
QNonogram Puzzle CWD Data
Giza Specifier Design Data

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

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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