File Extension BW

.BW File

File extension: BW
File type: Raw Black and White Bitmap


Notes about the BW file extension:



Incorrect file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your PC system. As such it is highly recommended to scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other unfavourable system settings to identify slowdown issues.

The BW file type is primarily associated with 'Silicon Graphics' by Silicon Graphics, Inc..

Detailed information for file extension BW:


Primary association: Silicon Graphics
Company: Silicon Graphics, Inc.
Mime type: image/x-sgi-bw
Identifying characters Hex: 01 DA 01 01 00 02
Related links: XnView

Other applications associated with file type BW:

  • Unknown Apple II File ((found on Golden Orchard Apple II CD Rom))
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .BW

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: ACDSee.BW, FileType: ACDSee BW Image, AppName: ACDSee for Windows 95/98/2000/NT

ProgramID: ACDSee.bw, FileType: ACDSee SGI Image, AppName: ACDSee

ProgramID: ACDSee6.bw, FileType: ACDSee6 SGI Image, AppName: ACDSee 6.0 Application
EXEFile: ACDSee6.exe

ProgramID: ACDSee6.bw, FileType: ACDSee6 SGI Image, AppName: ACDSee Application

ProgramID: FotoCanvas2.BW, FileType: FotoCanvas BW Image, AppName: FotoCanvas2
EXEFile: FotoCanvas2.exe

ProgramID: GraphicsConverterPro.bw, FileType: Silicon Graphics RGB, AppName: GraphicsConverter-reg
EXEFile: GraphicsConverter.exe

ProgramID: PaintShopPro8.Image, FileType: Paint Shop Pro Image, AppName: Paint Shop Pro 8
EXEFile: Paint Shop Pro.exe

ProgramID: PSP7.Image, FileType: Paint Shop Pro 7 Image, AppName: Paint Shop Pro 7
EXEFile: psp.exe

ProgramID: SlowView SGI, AppName: SlowView
EXEFile: SlowView.exe

ProgramID: ACDC_BW
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACDSee32\ACDSee32.exe /v

ProgramID: ACDSee 6.0.bw
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\6.0\ACDSee6.exe %1

ProgramID: ACDSee 7.0.bw
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\7.0\ACDSee7.exe %1

ProgramID: ACDSee.bw
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\5.0\ACDSee5.exe %1

ProgramID: ACDSee.BW
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\ACDSee.exe /dde

ProgramID: ACDSee.BW
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD\ACDSee\ACDSee.exe /dde

ProgramID: ACDSee.BW
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACDSYS~1\ACDSEE\ACDSEE.EXE /dde

ProgramID: ACDSee.BW
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\HEWLET~1\PHOTOS~1\ACDSys\ACD\ACDSee\ACDSee.exe /dde

ProgramID: ACDSee6.bw
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\6.0\ACDSee6.exe %1

ProgramID: BW_UV
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Advanced Image Viewer and Converter\ImgViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: PaintShopPro8.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Jasc Software Inc\Paint Shop Pro 8\Paint Shop Pro.exe /dde

ProgramID: PaintShopPro9.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Jasc Software Inc\Paint Shop Pro 9\Paint Shop Pro 9.exe /dde

ProgramID: PSP7.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Jasc Software Inc\Paint Shop Pro 7\psp.exe /dde

ProgramID: PSP7.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Paint Shop Pro 7\psp.exe /dde

ProgramID: qbwFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Intuit\QUICKB~1\qbw32.exe %1

ProgramID: FotoCanvas2.BW
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\FotoCanvas\2.0\FotoCanvas2.exe /dde

ProgramID: SmartPixImage
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Smart Pix Manager\SmartPix.exe %1

ProgramID: UltimatePaint
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\UP\upaint.exe %1

ProgramID: XnView.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\XnView\xnview.exe %1

ProgramID: ACDSee 7.0.bw
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee\7.0\ACDSee7.exe %1

ProgramID: ACDSee.BW
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACDSYS~1\ACDSEE~1\ACDSEE.EXE /dde

ProgramID: ACDSee 8.0.bw
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\8.0\ACDSee8.exe %1

ProgramID: Brennigs.SGI
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Brennig's\bgs.exe %1

ProgramID: PaintShopProX.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Corel\Corel Paint Shop Pro X\Paint Shop Pro X.exe

ProgramID: ACDSee Pro.bw
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\8.0.Pro\ACDSee8Pro.exe

ProgramID: SnapfireI.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Corel\Corel Snapfire Plus\Corel Snapfire.exe

ProgramID: PhotoFiltre.Sgi
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\_Graphix\Suites\PhotoFiltre\PhotoFiltre.exe

ProgramID: GIMP-2.0-sgi
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Gimp-2.0\bin\gimp-2.6.exe


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