CWS File - opening and understanding

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

What is a CWS file?

A .CWS file is a Combustion v2 WorkSpace project file. Through our analysis of CWS files, we know that one use of the format is Combustion v2 WorkSpace project. 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 CWS 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 CWS for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different CWS openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension CWS

While we know of one file format using the .CWS 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 .CWS file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of CWS files. Remember, different programs may use CWS 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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We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with CWS-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 CWS-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!