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What are VWX files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a VWX file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your VWX files.

What is a VWX file?

A .VWX file is a VectorWorks Drawing file.

A .vwx VectorWorks Drawing is a file format used to store and retrieve 2D and 3D architectural/mechanical designs. The format is proprietary to VectorWorks, a software product of Nemetschek VectorWorks, Inc.

It is a binary file format that can store different data including object geometry, object properties, object style, layering and project information. It also supports the storage of data related to the lighting, rendering and animation of objects.

VectorWorks versions 11 and later are compatible with the .vwx format.

How to open VWX files

We have identified two VWX openers that are compatible with this specific type of VWX file.

Programs that open VectorWorks Drawing files


Last updated: February 24, 2023

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

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