RWC file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.rwc - WAsP Regional Wind Climate

The RWC data files are related to WAsP. The RWC file is a WAsP Regional Wind Climate. 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. RWC file format relies on the Extensible Mark-up Language (XML) for a general and flexible file structure.

Data files
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WAsP Regional Wind Climate related extensions:
WAsP Wind Atlas Data
WAsP Terrain Map
WAsP Obstacle List
WAsP Observed Wind Climate
WAsP Power Curve
WAsP v4 Roughness Description

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

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

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

dwc, ewc, fwc, gwc, rac, rc, rcw, rdc, rec, rqc, rsc, rw, rwd, rwf, rws

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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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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