RW4 file format description

Many people share .rw4 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .rw4 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .rw4 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.rw4 - RenderWare 4 Model Data

The RW4 data files are related to RenderWare 4. The RW4 file is a RenderWare 4 Model Data. RenderWare is a 3D API and graphics rendering engine used in video games, Active Worlds, and some VRML browsers. The RenderWare 4 seems to be no longer supported.

RenderWare 4
Data files
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RenderWare 4 Model Data related extensions:
CaseMap ReportBook Definition Data
Novell NetWare Loadable Module
Raynen-Qili KnitCAD Machine Data
Boo Encoded Data
VUE Installation Data
SmartWare Network Driver

Naturally, other applications may also use the .rw4 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .rw4 files. Be especially cautious with .rw4 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .rw4 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 .rw4 file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

dw4, fw4, r4w, rd4, re4, rw, rwr, rwt

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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RomEditor4 Binary Data
BVE Trainsim Railway Definition Data
HyperRESEARCH Plugin
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Reflection UNIX and OpenVMS Settings

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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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