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DW file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dw - David Whittaker Format Music

The DW audio files are related to XMPlay. The DW file is a David Whittaker Format Music. DW is an Amiga music format created by David Whittaker.

Audio files
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David Whittaker Format Music related extensions:
XMPlay Skin Data

.dw - DesignWorkshop Data

The DW document files are related to DesignWorkshop. The DW file is a DesignWorkshop Data. DesignWorkshop is a three-dimensional modeling program for architectural design and related endeavors. The DesignWorkshop seems to be no longer supported.

Document files
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DesignWorkshop Data related extensions:
PowerWrite Document
Osprey Custom Graph
SigmaPlot Worksheet
Fiberworks Document
Comic Life Document
MacDraw II Document

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

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

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

cw, da, dd, de, ds, ew, fw, rw, sw, vw, wd

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

DDwin Project
Reality Pump Game Package
DataFlex Data Dictionary
General Firmware File
CardWorks Template
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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