BWF File

What are BWF files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a BWF file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a BWF file?

The BWF file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the BWF file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the BWF file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about BWF files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

How to open BWF files

Important: Different programs may use files with the BWF file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your BWF file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 24 different BWF openers which you will find listed below.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of BWF files. Remember, different programs may use BWF files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

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Adobe AuditionAdobe AuditionUser submitted
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QT LiteQT LiteUser submitted
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RealPlayerRealPlayerUser submitted
UntisUntisUser submitted
QuickTime PlayerQuickTime PlayerUser submitted
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StormPlayerStormPlayerUser submitted
Embarcadero RadPHP XE2Embarcadero RadPHP XE2User submitted
SewWhat-Pro ApplicationSewWhat-Pro ApplicationUser submitted
Aplus Video Converter FreeAplus Video Converter FreeUser submitted
Final Codecs New Year EditionFinal Codecs New Year EditionUser submitted
GetASFStreamGetASFStreamUser submitted
Plato Video Converter ProPlato Video Converter ProUser submitted
FinalCodecs Spring Festival EditionFinalCodecs Spring Festival EditionUser submitted
Extra Video Converter ProExtra Video Converter ProUser submitted
HyperCamHyperCamUser submitted
Banner Maker Pro for FlashBanner Maker Pro for FlashUser submitted

Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Bitberry File Opener. It can open 410 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Bitberry File Opener here.

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