How to open PWS files

Did your computer fail to open a PWS file? We explain what PWS files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your PWS files.

What is a PWS file?

The PWS file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the PWS file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the PWS file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about PWS files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

Generic PWS

These apps are known to open certain types of PWS files. Since many different programs may use PWS files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific PWS file.

Corel Painter EssentialsCorel Painter EssentialsUser submitted
Corel Painter Photo EssentialsCorel Painter Photo EssentialsUser submitted
Print Workshop LEPrint Workshop LEUser submitted
Print WorkshopPrint WorkshopUser submitted
Corel PainterCorel PainterUser submitted
Corel Painter XCorel Painter XUser submitted
MultiChartsMultiChartsUser submitted
MultiCharts64MultiCharts64User submitted
MultiCharts .NET64MultiCharts .NET64User submitted
SUCCESS ApplicationSUCCESS ApplicationUser submitted
PrimalScriptPrimalScriptUser submitted
SAPIEN PrimalScriptSAPIEN PrimalScriptUser submitted
Print Workshop Limited EditionPrint Workshop Limited EditionUser submitted

Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Free File Viewer here.

We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with PWS-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with PWS-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!