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DAW file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.daw - Cubase Recording

The DAW audio files are related to Steinberg Cubase. DAW file is a Cubase Recording. Steinberg Cubase is a professional level tool for every task in music composition and production.

Steinberg Cubase
Audio files
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Cubase Recording related extensions:
Panasonic SD Voice Editor Data
Panasonic VM1 Voice Data
MusicIndiaOnline Trident Player Music
A-Pac Compressed Audio
Ableton Meta Sound
Ableton Live Set

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

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

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

adw, aw, caw, da, daa, dad, dae, daq, das, dqw, dw, dwa, dxw, raw, saw

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

David Whittaker Format Music
DesignWorkshop Data
Collada Digital Asset Exchange
Answer Wizard Index
DimensioneX World Data
Gcov Data File

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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