SDW file format description
Many people share .sdw files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .sdw file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .sdw files.
4 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.sdw - StarOffice Writer Document
The SDW document files are related to StarOffice Writer. SDW file is an StarOffice Writer Document. It is the native format of StarOffice Writer.
- StarOffice Writer
- Document files
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- StarOffice Writer Document related extensions:
.sdw - Lotus Word Pro Drawing
The SDW document files are related to Lotus Word Pro. SDW file is a Lotus Word Pro Drawing. Lotus Word Pro is word processor software produced by IBM's Lotus Software group for use on Microsoft Windows-compatible computers and on IBM OS/2 Warp.
- Lotus Word Pro
- Document files
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- Lotus Word Pro Drawing related extensions:
.sdw - MrSID World Data
The SDW gis files are related to ArcGIS. SDW file is a MrSID World Data. MrSID is a wavelet-based image compression technology which can utilise both lossy and lossless encoding. This technology was acquired in its original form from Los Alamos National Laboratories (LANL), where it was developed under the aegis of the U.S. government for storing fingerprints for the FBI. Now is is developed and distributed by the LizardTech, Inc.
- GIS files
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- MrSID World Data related extensions:
.mrsid - Multi-resolution Seamless Image Database
The MRSID graphic files are related to ExpressView Browser Plug-in. MRSID file is a Multi-resolution Seamless Image Database. MrSID is a wavelet-based image compression technology which can utilise both lossy and lossless encoding. This technology was acquired in its original form from Los Alamos National Laboratories (LANL), where it was developed under the aegis of the U.S. government for storing fingerprints for the FBI. Now is is developed and distributed by the LizardTech, Inc.
- ExpressView Browser Plug-in
- Graphic files
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- sdw, sid
- Multi-resolution Seamless Image Database related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .sdw file extension. Even harmful programs can create .sdw files. Be especially cautious with .sdw files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .sdw 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .sdw file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
cdw, dsw, dw, edw, qdw, scw, sd, sda, sdd, sde, sdq, sds, sew, sfw, srw
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Microsoft Developer Studio Workspace
- StarOffice Presentation
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- Shockwave Flash Debug
- David Whittaker Format Music
- Sound Designer Audio
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