IDW File Type

- The quick facts

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.

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 9 different IDW openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: April 16, 2021

More file formats using the IDW extension

Through our research of IDW files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail, and we would love to hear from you if you have information about either of them.

AutoDesk Inventor drawing

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 Inventor ViewAutodesk Inventor ViewUser submitted
Autodesk, Inc. InventorViewAutodesk, Inc. InventorViewUser submitted
Autodesk, Inc. DtDvAutodesk, Inc. DtDvUser submitted
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Autodesk InventorAutodesk InventorUser submitted
Teamcenter VisualizationTeamcenter VisualizationUser submitted
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Autodesk Design AssistantAutodesk Design AssistantUser submitted
Digitizer ApplicationDigitizer ApplicationUser submitted