RKW file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.rkw - RockWorks Plot Data

The RKW graphic files are related to RockWorks. The RKW file is a RockWorks Plot Data. RockWorks is a comprehensive software program for creating 2D and 3D maps, logs and cross sections, geological models, volume reports, and general geology diagrams for the environmental, geotechnical, mining, and petroleum industries.

Graphic files
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RockWorks Plot Data related extensions:
RockWorks Grid Data
RockWorks Old 3D Data
RockWorks 3D XML Data
RockWorks Command Language Data
RockWorks 2D Plot Data
RockWorks 2006 2D Plot Data

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

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

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

rk, rka, rks, rlw, rmw, row, rw, rwk, tkw

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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