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SHW file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.shw - Corel Presentations Document

The SHW document files are related to Corel WordPerfect Office. SHW file is a Corel Presentations Document. Corel Presentations is a presentation-graphics program akin to Microsoft PowerPoint and OpenOffice.org's Impress. It is available only as part of the Corel WordPerfect Office productivity suite. The SHW file format is a native format of Corel Presentations.

Corel WordPerfect Office
Document files
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Corel Presentations Document related extensions:
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Wireless Markup Language Document
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .shw file extension. Even harmful programs can create .shw files. Be especially cautious with .shw files coming from an unknown source!

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

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

shs, shd, chw, syw, stw, smw, she, sh, sbw, hsw, sw, snw, sgw, hw

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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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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