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ECW file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ecw - Enhanced Compression Wavelet

ECW file is an Enhanced Compression Wavelet data. It is an open standard wavelet compression image format developed by Earth Resource (ER) Mapping. ER Mapper is a geospatial imagery processing application.

.ecw file format description:
ECW format
Application:
ER Mapper Image Compressor
Category:
GIS files
Mime-type:
image/ecw
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
-
Enhanced Compression Wavelet related links:
XnView
Enhanced Compression Wavelet related extensions:
.eww
ER Mapper World Data
.ulf
Universal List File
.jnx
Garmin JNX Raster Map
.gtw
GTWeb Extract File
.pny
QV Map Image
.gsr
Golden Software Didger Reference Data

.ecw - EasyCAD for Windows Drawing

ECW file is a EasyCAD for Windows Drawing. EasyCAD is the quick and competent 2d drafting tool, with limited 3d display capabilities.

.ecw file format description:
ECW format description not yet available
Application:
FastCAD
Category:
Document files
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
-
EasyCAD for Windows Drawing related links:
-
EasyCAD for Windows Drawing related extensions:
.fc7
FastCAD v7 Drawing
.fcd
FastCAD for DOS Drawing
.fcw
FastCAD for Windows Drawing

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

Can't open a .ecw 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:

example.ecw

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 .ecw file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

cw, scw, fcw, esw, edw, ece, eca, dcw, rcw, ewc, efw, ecs, ecd, ec

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

.cw
CardWorks Template
.exw
Euphoria Source Code
.ewc
EWView for DOS Configuration
.ecd
Abbyy FineReader Compiled Dictionary
.dcw
Digital Chart of the World Data
.fcw
FastCAD for Windows Drawing

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