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EWF file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ewf - EnCase Expert Witness Compression Format Data

EWF file is an Encase Expert Witness Compression Format Data. EnCase is a family of all-in-one computer forensics suites sold by Guidance Software.

.ewf file format description:
EWF format description not yet available
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EnCase Expert Witness Compression Format Data related links:
EnCase Expert Witness Compression Format Data related extensions:
EnCase Image
EnCase v7 Image
EnCase Forensics Hash File
EnCase Logical Evidence Data

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

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

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

wwf, dwf, wef, rwf, ewt, ewc, esf, efw, eef, eaf, wf, swf, fwf, ewd, ewb

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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