ENW File - opening and understanding

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

What is an ENW file?

The .enw file extension is used for a data processing file format, which was developed by Microsoft Corporation. These ENW files are generated by older versions of the Windows platform when processing text documents with embedded objects. These .enw files are also generated by old versions of Microsoft Word when saving documents with multimedia content.These ENW files contain code that is used by the Windows OS and Microsoft Word to associate certain elements of the document that is currently being processed. These .enw files may also contain metadata details that are related to the document that is currently being processed by the Windows OS or by Microsoft Word.The .enw file format may be outdated and unsupported as of this time. The versions of Windows and Microsoft Word that use these ENW files as Windows processing files may also be outdated and unsupported as of this writing. It's best to leave these ENW files alone.

How to open ENW 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 ENW for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension ENW

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

Various viewers for this file format

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

Free File ViewerFree File ViewerUser submitted
CitaviCitaviUser submitted
Adobe AcrobatAdobe AcrobatUser submitted
Autodesk ViewAutodesk ViewUser submitted
CNKI E-LearningCNKI E-LearningUser submitted
NoteExpressNoteExpressUser submitted
Mendeley DesktopMendeley DesktopUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with ENW-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 ENW-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!