DGW file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dgw - Digi-Watcher Video File

The DGW video files are related to Digi-Watcher. The DGW file is a Digi-Watcher Video File. Digi-Watcher is a webcam software for video surveillance and home security. DGW file is Digi-Watcher's proprietary file format that has the advantage of high compression ratio.

Video files
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Digi-Watcher Video File related extensions:
WinCAPS Subtitle Data
Gens Game Recording Format 2 File
Magic Lantern RAW Video
FluxTime Clip File
Security Camera Video
Panasonic Arbitrator Video Data

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

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

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

dbw, dfw, dg, dgd, dge, dgs, dhw, dnw, drw, dtw, dvw, dw, dwg, fgw, gdw

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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