IDW File

What are IDW files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an IDW 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 an IDW file?

IDW files have multiple uses, and Aldus IntelliDraw Drawing is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Aldus IntelliDraw Drawing

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 IDW files

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

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

Last updated: January 13, 2023

All known file formats using extension .IDW

While Aldus IntelliDraw Drawing is a popular type of IDW-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .IDW file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

AutoDesk Inventor Drawing

We know that one IDW format is AutoDesk Inventor Drawing. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

IDW opener for Windows

We have identified one IDW opener that is compatible with this specific type of IDW file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Autodesk, Inc. DtDvAutodesk, Inc. DtDvUser submitted
Autodesk InventorAutodesk InventorUser submitted
Teamcenter VisualizationTeamcenter VisualizationUser submitted
GSGSUser submitted
Autodesk Design AssistantAutodesk Design AssistantUser submitted
Digitizer ApplicationDigitizer ApplicationUser submitted

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