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HW file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.hw - Marvelous Designer Hardware ID Data

The HW data files are related to Marvelous Designer. HW file is a Marvelous Designer Hardware ID Data. Marvelous Designer is a stand-alone package that allows the user to design and physically simulate 3D virtual clothing.

Marvelous Designer
Data files
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Marvelous Designer Hardware ID Data related extensions:
Visual Module of Knowledge Data
Maple Repository File
Maple Maplet File
Maple Repository Index File
Maple Repository Data File
Maple Internal Format File

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

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

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

mw, jw, bw, uw, hs, he, gw, wh, nw, hq, ha

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

JustWrite Document
MacWrite Text Document
Maple Standard Worksheet
SGI Black and White Image
General Hard Disk Image
SWAT Groundwater Input Data

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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