Having problems opening a W file?

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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.

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About File Extension W

File.org aims to be the go-to resource for file type- and related software information. We spend countless hours researching various file formats and software that can open, convert, create or otherwise work with those files.

If you have additional information about the W file format or software that uses files with the W suffix, please do get in touch - we would love hearing from you.