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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.

2 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:
Opera Binary Markup Language Document
Actuate e.Report HTML Report Document
Actuate e.Report Report Object Executable
Actuate e.Report Report Object Design
OnlyOffice Internal PPTX Document
OnlyOffice Internal XLSX Document

.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:
MrSID Level 8 Image
ArcInfo Band Interleaved by Line Image
Zetafax Normal Resolution Fax
Zetafax Fine Resolution Fax
JpgfDraw Drawing ASCII
JpgfDraw Drawing Binary

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.

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:

sde, dsw, sdd, dw, sw, cdw, ssw, sfw, sds, sda, xdw, scw, sxw, edw, swd

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

StarOffice Presentation
Microsoft Developer Studio Workspace
ArcSDE Connection File
David Whittaker Format Music
DesignWorkshop Data
CeledyDraw Document

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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