SDW File Type

- The quick facts

What are SDW files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a SDW 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 SDW file?

SDW files have multiple uses, and AmiDraw Drawing is one of them.

AmiDraw Drawing

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open SDW files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different SDW openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: July 13, 2020

More file formats using the SDW extension

Through our research of SDW files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • StarOffice StarWriter Document
  • StarWriter 2.x Document

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of SDW files. Remember, different programs may use SDW files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file. BaseUser submitted WriterUser submitted
CX-DriveCX-DriveUser submitted
FolioFolioUser submitted
StarOffice WriterStarOffice WriterUser submitted
LibreOfficeLibreOfficeUser submitted
Folio ViewsFolio ViewsUser submitted
StarOfficeStarOfficeUser submitted
Microsoft WordMicrosoft WordUser submitted
Complete OFFICEComplete OFFICEUser submitted

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