POW file format description

Many people often share .pow files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .pow files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .pow files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .pow files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .pow file format.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.pow - WAsP Power Curve

The POW data files are related to WAsP. The POW file is a WAsP Power Curve. WAsP (Wind Atlas Analysis and Application Program) is a PC program for predicting wind climates, wind resources and power productions from wind turbines and wind farms. The power curve (POW) file contains the wind turbine power output and, optionally, the thrust coefficient as a function of hub-height wind speed.

Category:Data files
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WAsP Power Curve related extensions:

  • lib WAsP Wind Atlas Data
  • map WAsP Terrain Map
  • obs WAsP Obstacle List
  • owc WAsP Observed Wind Climate
  • rds WAsP v4 Roughness Description
  • rrd WAsP Roughness Description

.pow - PowerCFG Power Plan Settings Data

The POW data files are related to Microsoft Windows. The POW file is a PowerCFG Power Plan Settings Data. PowerCFG is a command-line utility for configuring Windows 7 power management policy.

Application:Microsoft Windows
Category:Data files
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PowerCFG Power Plan Settings Data related extensions:

  • frm FractInt Fractal Formula Data
  • edl NonStop ASAP Entity Definition Language Data
  • vdb Norton Antivirus Virus Database
  • hwe PLINK Hardy-Weinberg Exact Test Statistic Report
  • gac Microsoft Office Groove 2007 Data
  • gde GlobalQSL Graphic Editor Data

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .pow file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .pow extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .pow files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .pow files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .pow 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 an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .pow file

To set the .pow file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set .pow file association. Many applications can open .pow files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .pow file extension is often given incorrectly

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

low, opw, ow, piw, pkw, plw, po, poa, pod, pos, ppw, pw, pwo

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .pow filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .pow:

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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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