CWLINK file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cwlink - CodeWarrior Link Data

The CWLINK development files are related to CodeWarrior. The CWLINK file is a CodeWarrior Link Data. CodeWarrior is an integrated development environment (IDE) for the creation of software that runs on a number of embedded systems.

Development files
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CodeWarrior Link Data related extensions:
CodeWarrior Compiler Data
CodeWarrior Module Data
CodeWarrior Debug Preferences
CodeWarrior Dump Data
CodeWarrior DLL
CodeWarrior JMAP Data

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

Can't open a .cwlink 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.

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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