NWC File - opening and understanding

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

What is a NWC file?

A .NWC file is a NoteWorthy Composer Song file. The .nwc file extension is most commonly associated with the NoteWorthy Composer notation authoring software. NoteWorthy Composer is a program for Windows computers that allows users to create, edit, record, print, and play musical scores. The NWC files can be loaded and played using the NoteWorthy Composer Viewer program.

How to open NWC 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 NWC for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 8 different NWC openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension NWC

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

Various viewers for this file format

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

NoteWorthy ComposerNoteWorthy ComposerUser submitted
NavisWorksNavisWorksUser submitted
NoteWorthy Composer ViewerNoteWorthy Composer ViewerUser submitted
iTunesiTunesUser submitted
Adobe AcrobatAdobe AcrobatUser submitted
NoteWorthy PlayerNoteWorthy PlayerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with NWC-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 NWC-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!