Opening W files

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

What is a W file?

Files with the .w extension contain source code files that have been written in the OpenEdge Architect language. OpenEdge Architect is an IDE that is used to develop various software applications. These files contain the program code, forms and procedures used to compile applications using the IDE.

The .w file extension is also used for Ashton Tate Applause chart files, Mozilla (Netscape) fill form data files, Progress Database AppBuilder source code files, Train Simulator world files and UNIX Silvio Levi's CWEB files.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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