>> DRW file

DRW file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.drw - Micrografx Designer Drawing

The DRW document files are related to Corel Designer. DRW file is a Micrografx Designer Drawing. Micrografx Designer is a vector-based graphics program. It was originally developed by Micrografx, which was bought by Corel in 2001.

Corel Designer
Document files
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Micrografx Designer Drawing related extensions:
CorelDraw 6 for Mac Template
Corel WordPerfect Document Backup
Ray Dream 3D Scene
ConceptDraw PRO v10 Document
Corel WordPerfect Office Template
ConceptDraw PROJECT XML Template

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

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

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

crw, dw, dgw, dwr, drq, dfw, srw, rrw, frw, drs, dre, dra, ddw, rw, rdw

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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

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