X3W file format description

Many people share .x3w files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .x3w file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .x3w files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.x3w - Yamaha Motif XF Waveform Data

The X3W audio files are related to Yamaha Motif XF. The X3W file is a Yamaha Motif XF Waveform Data. The Yamaha Motif is a series of music workstations, first released by Yamaha Corporation in August 2001.

Yamaha Motif XF
Audio files
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Yamaha Motif XF Waveform Data related extensions:
Ensoniq PARIS Audio Data
Everest Embedded Bank Data
Ricoh Digital Camera Sound
IIS Smooth Streaming Audio
HSC-Tracker Song
MPU-401 Trakker Module

Naturally, other applications may also use the .x3w file extension. Even harmful programs can create .x3w files. Be especially cautious with .x3w files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .x3w 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 .x3w file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

3w, a3w, x3a, x3d, x3s, xrw

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

XYZware 3D Document
Yamaha Motif XF Song Data
X3S Data
Architag XRay XML Editor Document
Macromedia Authorware Windows File
X3D Scene

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