GWZ file format description
Many people share .gwz files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .gwz file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .gwz files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.gwz - Groundspeak Wherigo Cartridge Archive
The GWZ data files are related to Wherigo. GWZ file is a Groundspeak Wherigo Cartridge Archive. Wherigo is a platform that allows you to build location based GPS experiences on your computer and play them in the real world.
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- Groundspeak Wherigo Cartridge Archive related extensions:
.gix - Genigraphics Graphics Link Presentation
The GIX data files are related to Genigraphics. GIX file is a Genigraphics Graphics Link Presentation.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .gwz file extension. Even harmful programs can create .gwz files. Be especially cautious with .gwz files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .gwz 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .gwz file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
bwz, fwz, gaz, gdz, gez, gsz, gw, gwa, gws, gwx, gz, rwz, twz, wgz, wz
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- MapleStory WZ Package
- Microsoft Outlook Rules Wizard
- Genigraphics Graphics Link Presentation
- Rawzor Compressed Image
- eXtendable Wad Editor GEZ Data
- S60 Web Runtime Widget Package
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