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CWM file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cwm - Common Warehouse Metamodel File

The CWM data files are related to IBM InfoSphere Discovery. CWM file is a Common Warehouse Metamodel File. The Common Warehouse Metamodel (CWM) defines a specification for modeling metadata for relational, non-relational, multi-dimensional, and most other objects found in a data warehousing environment.

IBM InfoSphere Discovery
Data files
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Common Warehouse Metamodel File related extensions:
OCS Inventory NG Data
Freescale BeeKit Solution File
Nvidia Control Panel Profile
Nvidia NView Desktop Profile
Nuance Equitrac Cache

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

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

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

cam, cdm, cem, cm, cmw, csm, cw, cwk, cwl, cwn, dwm, swm, wcm, wm, xwm

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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