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PWS file format description

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

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.pws - Print Workshop Image

The PWS graphic files are related to Print Workshop. The PWS file is a Print Workshop Image. Print Workshop by ValuSoft is desktop publishing software allow you to design projects for almost every occasion. The Print Workshop seems to be no longer supported.

Print Workshop
Graphic files
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Print Workshop Image related extensions:
Berts Coloring Image
GIFBlast Compressed Image
Open Image Library Image
FutureWave SmartSketch Drawing
Award Bios Boot Logo
Revelation Natural Art Document

.pws - ProWorks Data

The PWS data files are related to ProWorks. The PWS file is a ProWorks Data. ProWorks is a multi-user process management tool that enables businesses to deploy and manage the execution of established best practices and industry-specific capabilities throughout their organizations.

Data files
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ProWorks Data related extensions:
SQR Printer Output
SQR Portable Format
Nokia PC Suite Content Copier File
Nokia Phone Backup
Action Repeater File
Mortgage Minder v3 Data File

.pws - Corel Painter Workspace Data

The PWS data files are related to Corel Painter. The PWS file is a Corel Painter Workspace Data. Corel Painter is a raster-based digital art application created to simulate as accurately as possible the appearance and behavior of traditional media associated with drawing, painting, and printmaking.

Corel Painter
Data files
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Corel Painter Workspace Data related extensions:
Retrospect Backup Set
LogMate Data
MarketBrowser Data
NewsLeecher Description Data
ClipMate Data
PC MightyMax Undo Data

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

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

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

lws, ows, pas, pds, pes, pqs, ps, pss, psw, pw, pw5, pwc, pwe, pww, pwx

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Pocket SlideShow Presentation
IBM Personal Communications WorkStation Profile
Microsoft Works Document
Worksheet Builder Worksheet
Pathetic Writer Document
SmartWare Worksheet Document

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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