RWI file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.rwi - RFSCAT Simulator Retrieved Wind Field Data

The RWI data files are related to RFSCAT Simulator. The RWI file is an RFSCAT Simulator Retrieved Wind Field Data. Rotating Fan-beam Scatterometer (RFSCAT) is a new kind of spaceborne scatterometer for ocean surface vector wind (OSVW) measurement.

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

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

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

dwi, ewi, fwi, gwi, rai, rdi, rei, ri, riw, rqi, rsi, rw, rwk, rwl, rwo

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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