TCW file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.tcw - TurboCAD Drawing

The TCW document files are related to TurboCAD. The TCW file is a TurboCAD Drawing. TurboCAD is a CAD software application for 2D and 3D design and drafting.

Document files
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TurboCAD Drawing related extensions:
TurboCAD Assemble SAT 3D Model
TurboCAD Drawing Lock
TurboCAD Mac Drawing
TurboCAD Template
TurboCAD Drawing (ASCII)

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

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

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

ctw, cw, fcw, gcw, hcw, rcw, tc, tca, tcd, tce, tcs, tdw, tfw, tsw, tvw

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

ArcGIS TIFF World File
Tahoe Server Content Source
Microsoft Mathematics Worksheet
Topocad Cross Sections
STK Two-line Element Sets
Unknown TVW File

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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