>> DW4 file

DW4 file format description

Many people share .dw4 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dw4 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dw4 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dw4 - DisplayWrite 4 Document

The DW4 document files are related to IBM DisplayWrite. DW4 file is a DisplayWrite 4 Document. DisplayWrite is a word processor that is based on the IBM Displaywriter dedicated word processing system. The IBM DisplayWrite seems to be no longer supported.

IBM DisplayWrite
Document files
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DisplayWrite 4 Document related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .dw4 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dw4 files. Be especially cautious with .dw4 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .dw4 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 .dw4 file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

dwr, dw, d4, fw4, da4, sw4, dwt, dwe, ds4

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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