VW file format description
Many people share .vw files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .vw file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .vw files.
3 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.vw - Volkswriter Text Document
The VW document files are related to Volkswriter. VW file is a Volkswriter Text Document. Volkswriter was a popular word processor for the PC-DOS platform in the 1980s. The Volkswriter seems to be no longer supported.
- Document files
- - / -
- Volkswriter Text Document related extensions:
- Volkswriter 3 Text Document
.vw - Lightscape View File
The VW data files are related to Autodesk Lightscape. VW file is a Lightscape View File. Autodesk Lightscape is a visualization application that uses radiosity and ray tracing to create accurate lighting for 3D models.
- Autodesk Lightscape
- Data files
- - / -
- Lightscape View File related extensions:
.vw - SmartWare Custom View File
The VW data files are related to SmartWare. VW file is a SmartWare Custom View File. SmartWare is a programming platform. SmartWare also includes a word processor, spreadsheet, and communication modules.
- Data files
- - / -
- SmartWare Custom View File related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .vw file extension. Even harmful programs can create .vw files. Be especially cautious with .vw files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .vw 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .vw file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
fw, cw, dw, bw, wv, ve, va, vs, vd, gw
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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