What are XDW files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening an XDW 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 XDW files.
What is an XDW file?
XDW files have multiple uses, and DocuWorks scanned document is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
DocuWorks scanned document
Fuji Xerox DocuCentre copiers and scanners most commonly use the .xdw file extension. The XDW files contain images that have been scanned or copied by the devices and can include images, text, and links to Web pages and other documents. The documents, scanned text, and Web pages recorded by the devices can be converted to editable documents that can be modified with word processing applications using OCR technology.
How to open XDW files
Important: Different programs may use files with the XDW file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your XDW file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested four different XDW openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: February 24, 2023
All known file formats using extension .XDW
While DocuWorks scanned document is a popular type of XDW-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .XDW file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
Dyalog APL Workspace
Usually, this is an export file created by Milinta to transfer APL data from their system to other APL vendors - in this case, Dyalog.
Dyalog delivers an APL-based development environment that allows both subject matter experts and IT specialists to convert ideas into software solutions efficiently. The workspace may contain objects, namely classes, namespaces, operators, functions, and variables defined by the user. APL expressions may include references to primitive operators, functions, and variables provided by APL (A Programming Language).
XDW opener for Windows
We have identified one XDW opener that is compatible with this specific type of XDW file.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of XDW files. Remember, different programs may use XDW 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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