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VW file format description

VW file format

We made this page to help you understand how to work with VW files. Here, you can find info on software that can handle these files. It includes simple programs for opening and converting them.

Learn about the VW file and its functions here!

We also explain how to convert them into other types. It's simple and hassle-free. For opening or changing VW files, this page offers all the tools you need.

#1 DataFlex Data Entry Panel

The VW file is categorized under Data. It is associated with DataFlex, serving as a DataFlex Data Entry Panel. DataFlex is an advanced object-oriented 4GL designed for developing database applications in character mode environments. Visit the website of DataFlex for a detailed description of the VW format.

Application:DataFlex
Category:Data files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:-

DataFlex Data Entry Panel related extensions

  • bad DataFlex Bad File
  • bpo DataFlex Business Process Object
  • dat DataFlex Database File
  • dd DataFlex Data Dictionary

#2 SmartWare Custom View File

The VW file is categorized under Data. It is associated with SmartWare, serving as a SmartWare Custom View File. SmartWare is a programming platform. SmartWare also includes a word processor, spreadsheet, and communication modules. Visit the website of SmartWare for a detailed description of the VW format.

Application:SmartWare
Category:Data files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:-

SmartWare Custom View File related extensions

  • aif SmartWare Executable Program
  • bdc SmartWare Word Processor Backup Data
  • bdf SmartWare Backup Definition Data
  • bfq SmartWare Backup Query Definition

#3 Volkswriter Text Document

The VW file is categorized under Document. It is associated with Volkswriter, serving as a Volkswriter Text Document. Volkswriter was a popular word processor for the PC-DOS platform in the 1980s. It seems that Volkswriter is no longer supported by the maker.

Application:Volkswriter
Category:Document files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:-

Volkswriter Text Document related extensions

  • vw3 Volkswriter 3 Text Document

#4 Lightscape View File

The VW file is categorized under Data. It is associated with Autodesk Lightscape, serving as a Lightscape View File. Autodesk Lightscape is a visualization application that uses radiosity and ray tracing to create accurate lighting for 3D models. Visit the website of Autodesk Lightscape for a detailed description of the VW format.

Application:Autodesk Lightscape
Category:Data files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:-

Lightscape View File related extensions

  • rxc Roxio Certificate
  • owc OutWit Hub OutWit Catch Database
  • spa MikuMikuDance Sphere Mapping File
  • set PLINK END-terminated Variant Set Membership List

Did someone accidentally misspell the VW filename?

The VW filename extension may be misspelled. We compiled a list of similar file extensions to help you find errors.

Filename extensions similar to VW:

Windows can't open your VW file?

When you try to open a file by double-clicking it, Windows looks at the file's name to figure out what to do. If Windows doesn't know the file type, it'll ask you to choose an app to open this VW file.

To set the VW file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. In the Default apps section, you will find various categories. They include Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate. For example, choose Photos for image files, or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the app you want is not listed, click on More apps to see more options. Or, click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set VW file association. Many apps can open files. They don't need a specific file association to be set.

Handle VW files with care

Exercise caution when handling VW files from unknown sources. Files from certain sources can threaten your computer's security. They might contain malware, viruses, or harmful software. To minimize risks, avoid downloading or opening unfamiliar VW files. Use trusted antivirus software to scan files from unknown sources before opening.

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