RWL File - opening and understanding

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

What is a RWL file?

A .RWL file is a Leica RAW image file. Through our analysis of RWL files, we know that one use of the format is Leica RAW image. 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 RWL 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 RWL for different purposes. We have identified 1 RWL opener for Windows that is compatible with this specific type of RWL file.

Programs that open these files

Able RAWerAble RAWerVerified
We have not yet verified any programs for Mac that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
We have not yet verified any web services that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Suggest another file format using extension RWL

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

Various viewers for this file format

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

Free File ViewerFree File ViewerUser submitted
Adobe PhotoshopAdobe PhotoshopUser submitted
Zoner Photo StudioZoner Photo StudioUser submitted
Ashampoo Photo CommanderAshampoo Photo CommanderUser submitted
Any Video Converter ProfessionalAny Video Converter ProfessionalUser submitted
CyberLink PhotoDirectorCyberLink PhotoDirectorUser submitted
DxO OpticsProDxO OpticsProUser submitted
progeCAD Professional EnglishprogeCAD Professional EnglishUser submitted
FastRawViewerFastRawViewerUser submitted
progeCAD ProfessionalprogeCAD ProfessionalUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with RWL-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 RWL-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!