CWF File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a CWF file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .CWF files.

What is a CWF file?

A .CWF file is a Compression Workshop compressed archive file. Through our analysis of CWF files, we know that one use of the format is Compression Workshop compressed archive. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open CWF files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension CWF for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 7 different CWF openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension CWF

While we know of one file format using the .CWF file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .CWF file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

TaxCalcTaxCalcUser submitted
Adobe AcrobatAdobe AcrobatUser submitted
R-CADR-CADUser submitted
RM/COBOLRM/COBOLUser submitted
TaxCalcHubTaxCalcHubUser submitted
ComcutComcutUser submitted
Component Sharing WizardComponent Sharing WizardUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with CWF-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with CWF-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!