XWD File Type

- The quick facts

What are XWD files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an XWD 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 an XWD file?

An .XWD file is an X Windows Dump Bitmap file.

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 XWD files

Important: Different programs may use files with the XWD file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your XWD 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 XWD openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: March 26, 2022

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Corel PaintShop ProCorel PaintShop ProUser submitted
GIMPGIMPUser submitted
MAGIX Photo ManagerMAGIX Photo ManagerUser submitted
ImageMagickImageMagickUser submitted
Systweak PhotoStudioSystweak PhotoStudioUser submitted
PagisPagisUser submitted
XWebDesignorXWebDesignorUser submitted
WinCDEmuWinCDEmuUser submitted
XnViewXnViewUser submitted
MAGIX MP3 MakerMAGIX MP3 MakerUser submitted

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