DWS File - opening and understanding

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

What is a DWS file?

A .DWS file is a Dyalog APL WorkSpace file. Through our analysis of DWS files, we know that one use of the format is Dyalog APL WorkSpace. 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 DWS 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 DWS for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension DWS

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

Various viewers for this file format

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

AutoCADAutoCADUser submitted
DWG TrueViewDWG TrueViewUser submitted
DraftSightDraftSightUser submitted
NetOp Remote ControlNetOp Remote ControlUser submitted
Ulead DVD WorkshopUlead DVD WorkshopUser submitted
GstarCADGstarCADUser submitted
VidCAD OEMVidCAD OEMUser submitted
CorelCADCorelCADUser submitted
AOEMViewAOEMViewUser submitted
DWG FastView - EnglishDWG FastView - EnglishUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with DWS-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 DWS-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!