PWS File Type

- The quick facts

What are PWS files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PWS 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 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!

How to open PWS files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 13 different PWS openers which you will find listed below.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Corel Painter EssentialsCorel Painter EssentialsUser submitted
Corel Painter Photo EssentialsCorel Painter Photo EssentialsUser submitted
Corel Painter XCorel Painter XUser submitted
Print Workshop LEPrint Workshop LEUser submitted
Print WorkshopPrint WorkshopUser submitted
MultiChartsMultiChartsUser submitted
Corel PainterCorel PainterUser 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

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