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DW file format description

DW file format

We made this page to help you understand how to work with DW files. Here, you can find info on software that can handle these files. It includes simple programs for opening and converting them.

Learn about the DW file and its functions here!

We also explain how to convert them into other types. It's simple and hassle-free. For opening or changing DW files, this page offers all the tools you need.

#1 DesignWorkshop Data

The DW file is categorized under Document. It is associated with DesignWorkshop, serving as a DesignWorkshop Data. DesignWorkshop is a three-dimensional modeling program for architectural design and related endeavors. It seems that DesignWorkshop is no longer supported by the maker.

Application:DesignWorkshop
Category:Document files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
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Aliases:-

DesignWorkshop Data related extensions

  • stp Catia Document
  • tpt ThumbsPlus Template
  • joc Context4 Document
  • tilt Tilt Brush Sketch

#2 David Whittaker Format Music

The DW file is categorized under Audio. It is associated with XMPlay, serving as a David Whittaker Format Music. DW is an Amiga music format created by David Whittaker. Visit the website of XMPlay for a detailed description of the DW format.

Application:XMPlay
Category:Audio files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
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Aliases:-

David Whittaker Format Music related extensions

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The DW filename extension may be misspelled. We compiled a list of similar file extensions to help you find errors.

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Windows can't open your DW file?

When you try to open a file by double-clicking it, Windows looks at the file's name to figure out what to do. If Windows doesn't know the file type, it'll ask you to choose an app to open this DW file.

To set the DW file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. In the Default apps section, you will find various categories. They include Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate. For example, choose Photos for image files, or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the app you want is not listed, click on More apps to see more options. Or, click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set DW file association. Many apps can open files. They don't need a specific file association to be set.

Handle DW files with care

Exercise caution when handling DW files from unknown sources. Files from certain sources can threaten your computer's security. They might contain malware, viruses, or harmful software. To minimize risks, avoid downloading or opening unfamiliar DW files. Use trusted antivirus software to scan files from unknown sources before opening.

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