SW file format description

Many people often share .sw files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .sw files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .sw files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .sw files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .sw file format.

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.sw - Signed Word Audio File

The SW audio files are related to QuickTime Player. The SW file is a Signed Word Audio File.

QuickTime Player
Audio files
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Signed Word Audio File related extensions:
Sony Playstation Audio Data
Scream Tracker 3 Instrument
Twin TrackPlayer Music
NI Maschine Sound Data
Max Patcher Text Data
G.721 Audio Data

.sw - SWISS-PROT Protein Sequence Databas

The SW data files are related to SWISS-PROT. The SW file is a SWISS-PROT Protein Sequence Database. SWISS-PROT is a manually annotated, non-redundant protein sequence database. The SWISS-PROT seems to be no longer supported.

Data files
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SWISS-PROT Protein Sequence Databas related extensions:
DataFlex Index
TIC-80 Game Cartridge Data
Corel Painter Pattern Library
CorelDRAW Keyboard Accelerator File
Biblook Index Data
EvREsearch DigIN Serialized Break Model

.sw - Free Pascal Assembler Data

The SW development files are related to Free Pascal. The SW file is a Free Pascal Assembler Data. Free Pascal is a free, portable, open source, Pascal and Object Pascal compiler.

Free Pascal
Development files
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Free Pascal Assembler Data related extensions:
Syncfusion Dashboard Data
BasicX Compiled Bytecode
MityDSP-L138 Configuration Data
Crestron SIMPL CNX Compile
Medical Manager DML System Script
Visual Studio Data

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

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

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. By providing this list, we aim to assist users in finding the correct information more easily and improving their overall search experience on our site.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

cw, ew, qw, sa, sd, se, sq, ss, ws, zw

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .sw filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .sw:

Sony Playstation 2 SCEI Sequence
Zooper Widget Template
Train Simulator Shape Definition Data
WonderSwan ROM Image
Sound Designer Audio
Worksheet Builder Worksheet

Operating systems

At DataTypes.net, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by DataTypes.net:

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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