CDW File

What are CDW files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CDW 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 CDW file?

CDW files have multiple uses, and CeledyDraw drawing is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

CeledyDraw drawing

These CDW files contain the images and drawings created in CeledyDraw, a graphic design and desktop publishing software. You can create artwork, diagrams, flowcharts, business logos, and much more.

How to open CDW files

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

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

Last updated: January 16, 2023

More file formats using the CDW extension

Through our research of CDW files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • KOMPAS Drawing

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

C-DesignC-DesignUser submitted
CascadeCascadeUser submitted
KOMPASKOMPASUser submitted
WebSmartWebSmartUser submitted
DATA BECKER Creative MindMap proDATA BECKER Creative MindMap proUser submitted
ConceptDraw ProfessionalConceptDraw ProfessionalUser submitted
CanoDraw ApplicationCanoDraw ApplicationUser submitted
Corel WebMasterCorel WebMasterUser submitted
ConceptDraw V ProfessionalConceptDraw V ProfessionalUser submitted

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