CWF File

What are CWF files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CWF 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 CWF file?

CWF files have multiple uses, and Compression Workshop Compressed Archive is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Compression Workshop Compressed Archive

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open CWF files

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

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

Last updated: June 29, 2022

More file formats using the CWF extension

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

  • Evergreen Notes For Windows

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

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