MCW File - opening and understanding

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

What is a MCW file?

A .MCW file is a MacWrite document file. Through our analysis of MCW files, we know that one use of the format is MacWrite document. 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 MCW 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 MCW for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 3 different MCW openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .MCW

While MacWrite document is a popular type of MCW-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .MCW extension.

The MCW file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a MCW opener may not be able to open all kinds of MCW files. In this case, look through all formats to make sure you find the best suited MCW viewer.

Microsoft Word for Mac document

Through our analysis of MCW files, we know that one use of the format is Microsoft Word for Mac document. 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.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 3 different MCW openers which you will find listed below.

MPLAB IDE Workspace

Through our analysis of MCW files, we know that one use of the format is MPLAB IDE 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.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 3 different MCW openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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

MPLAB IDEMPLAB IDEUser submitted
Autodesk ViewAutodesk ViewUser submitted
MatCalcMatCalcUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with MCW-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 MCW-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!