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LW file format description

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

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.lw - LiteWave Compressed Audio File

The LW audio files are related to LiteWave. LW file is a LiteWave Compressed Audio File. LiteWave is a file compression tool designed specifically for audio. The LiteWave seems to be no longer supported.

Audio files
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LiteWave Compressed Audio File related extensions:
Bleeper Music Maker Music
Yamaha EX5 Voice Data
JCB-JCBrooke Music Module
ETRI MT9 Audio
UltraTracker Music Module
Kurzweil K2600 Data

.lw - Line Work TIFF Image

The LW graphic files are related to XnView. LW file is a Line Work TIFF Image. TIFF (originally standing for Tagged Image File Format) is a file format for storing images, popular among graphic artists, the publishing industry.

Graphic files
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Line Work TIFF Image related extensions:
ZX Spectrum Hobetta Image
Pocket PC Bitmap Image
Amapi Image
Sony Mavica Picture
GoDot Image
TI-73 Bitmap

.lw - Lightwave 3D Binary Data

The LW data files are related to Lightwave 3D. LW file is a Lightwave 3D Binary Data. Lightwave 3D is a great 3d modeler and animator software.

Lightwave 3D
Data files
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Lightwave 3D Binary Data related extensions:
SignIQ Media Collection
VanDyke SecureCRT Script
Nastran Punch Output
CIRCAD Source Library
MetaCAM Part Data
MicroSim PCBoard Design Information

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

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

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

iw, la, ld, le, ls, mw, ow, pw, wl

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Lightscape Solution File
Pathetic Writer Document
LayaAir Scene Data
MacWrite Text Document
DOS4G Linear Executable
Guitar Rig Loop Machine Data

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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