DEWF file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dewf - SoundEdit Recorded Instrument

The DEWF audio files are related to SoundEdit. The DEWF file is a SoundEdit Recorded Instrument. SoundEdit was the first popular GUI-based audio editor for digitized audio. SoundEdit is a Mac only application. The SoundEdit seems to be no longer supported.

Audio files
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SoundEdit Recorded Instrument related extensions:
SoundEdit Data

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

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

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

def, dwf, ewf

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 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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