FWS file format description

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

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.fws - Check Point NG Firewall Settings

The FWS configuration files are related to Checkpoint NG Firewall. The FWS file is a Check Point NG Firewall Settings. Check Point Next Generation Firewall is a product used to provide secure Internet connections.

Checkpoint NG Firewall
Configuration files
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Check Point NG Firewall Settings related extensions:
MultiView Configurable Toolbar
Adobe Photoshop Material Preset
PassMark BurnInTest Configuration Data
PC-DMIS to Excel Settings Data
True64 Unix Policy Settings Data
JAWS Configuration

.fws - FreeWave EZConfig Settings Data

The FWS configuration files are related to FreeWave Tool Suite. The FWS file is a FreeWave EZConfig Settings Data. EZConfig is a setup program for FreeWave transceivers.

FreeWave Tool Suite
Configuration files
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FreeWave EZConfig Settings Data related extensions:
IK Sampletank Module Presets
WebTranslateIt Configuration
PTC Windchill Configuration
Arbortext Editor Document Type Configuration Data
General Settings File
Unified Printer Parameter

.fws - FileWrangler Data

The FWS data files are related to FileWrangler. The FWS file is a FileWrangler Data. FileWrangler is a file management system for Microsoft Windows.

Data files
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FileWrangler Data related extensions:
FileWrangler Backup
FileWrangler Library
FileWrangler Locked Archive
FileWrangler Archive

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

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

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

bws, cws, dws, ews, fas, fds, fes, fs, fss, fsw, fw, fwc, fwe, fwx, fwz

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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