File Extension DRW

.DRW File

File extension: DRW
File type: Drawing
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The DRW file type is primarily associated with 'Drawing'. This is a common extension used for drawings by various programs.

Detailed information for file extension DRW:


Primary association: Drawing

Other applications associated with file type DRW:

  • CADS Planner (Drawing) by Kymdata OyCADS Planner is a product family for different needs of drawing and engineering. This association is classified as CAD/CAM. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 0D 43 41 44 53 20 44 52 57 20 , ASCII: .CADS.DRW
  • Freelance Graphics (Version 2 for DOS Drawing/Presentation) by IBMThis was a Lotus product. Lotus was bought out by IBM.
  • MacDraw (Drawing) This association is classified as Graphic. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 64 44 6F 63 44 32 , ASCII: dDocD2
  • Micrografx Vector Graphic
  • Personal Designer (4Design) (CAD Drawing Database) by 4D Graphics, Inc.The DRW file created by Personal Designer (now known as 4Design) is a CAD/CAM database that stores 3D vector information for use with said program. It is a binary file. Personal Designer was developed by 4D Graphics for Computervision Corp from 1983-1999. Computervision was bought by PTC in 1997. PTC discontinued Personal Designer in 2000, but there remain many users and databases. Personal Designer was also marketed as "microCADDS" and MicroDraft in Europe. In the mid/late 1980s, Personal Designer was the most powerful 3D CAD sysetms available for the PC. Personal Designer was no doubt the first commercial user of the .DRW extension for DOS platforms, beginning in 1983. 4D Graphics still exists and offers a Personal Designer CAD look-alike called 4Design. The CAD file has a .DRW file extension. There is also a .DRW file viewer offered by Draftware Inc. This association is classified as CAD/CAM. Related links: Draftware Inc.
  • Pro/ENGINEER (Drawing) by PTCPro/ENGINEER is a 3D product design product, featuring productivity tools that promote best practices in design while ensuring compliance with your industry and company standards. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 23 55 47 43 3A 32 20 44 52 41 57 49 4E 47 20 , ASCII: #UGC:2 DRAWING
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




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Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .DRW

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: cta_extension_progid, FileType: Microsoft Picture It! Document, AppName: Dreamweaver MX

ProgramID: cta_extension_progid, FileType: Microsoft Picture It! Document, AppName: Picture It!
EXEFile: Pip.exe

ProgramID: Microsoft Picture It! Document, FileType: Microsoft Picture It! Document, AppName: Picture It! 2001

ProgramID: Microsoft.Picture.It.Document.7, FileType: Microsoft Picture It! Document, AppName: AceHTML 5 Freeware Executable
EXEFile: acehtml.exe

ProgramID: Microsoft.Picture.It.Document.7, FileType: Microsoft Picture It! Document, AppName: Picture It! 7.0
EXEFile: pip.exe

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

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

ProgramID: PictureIt!.Picture, FileType: Microsoft Picture It! Picture, AppName: Microsoft Picture It!
EXEFile: PICTURE.EXE

ProgramID: PSP.Image, FileType: Paint Shop Pro Image, AppName: Paint Shop Pro Windows 32 bit Executable

ProgramID: PSP5.Image, FileType: Paint Shop Pro 5 Image, AppName: Paint Shop Pro 5 Release Executable
EXEFile: PSP.EXE

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

ProgramID: Designer.Drawing.8
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROG~1\DESIGN~1\Ds90.exe %1

ProgramID: Microsoft.Picture.It.Document.10
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Picture It! Premium 10\pi.exe %1

ProgramID: SldDraw.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\SOLIDW~1\SLDWORKS.exe /dde

ProgramID: View Station Document
EXEFile: C:\View\Station\Image.exe %1

ProgramID: PictureIt!.Picture
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Picture It! Express\PICTURE.EXE /nostartup /nointro

ProgramID: Draw.Document.5
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROG~1\WINDOW~1\Draw.exe %1

ProgramID: Draw.Document.6
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROG~1\WINDOW~1\DRAW.EXE %1

ProgramID: Microsoft.Picture.It.Document.7
EXEFile: rundll32.exe %SystemRoot%\System32\shimgvw.dll,ImageView_Fullscreen %1

ProgramID: Microsoft.Picture.It.Document.10
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Digital Image 10\pi.exe %1

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

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

ProgramID: PSP5.Image
EXEFile: F:\PAINT~14\Psp.exe /dde

ProgramID: PSP5.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PAINTS~1\Psp.exe /dde

ProgramID: PSP5.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PAINTS~1.01\Psp.exe /dde

ProgramID: PSP.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PAINTS~1\PSP.EXE /dde

ProgramID: PictureIt!.Picture
EXEFile: D:\MS Picture It\PICTURE.EXE /nostartup /nointro

ProgramID: PictureIt!.Picture
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Picture It!\PICTURE.EXE /nostartup /nointro

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

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

ProgramID: Microsoft.Picture.It.Document.9
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Picture It! 9\pi.exe %1

ProgramID: Microsoft.Picture.It.Document.7
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Picture It! 7\pip.exe %1

ProgramID: Microsoft Picture It! Document
EXEFile: C:\PSP\PSP.EXE %1

ProgramID: Microsoft Picture It! Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Picture It! PhotoPub\Pip.exe %1

ProgramID: cta_extension_progid
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Picture It! 2002\Pip.exe %1

ProgramID: cta_extension_progid
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Picture It! 2002\Pip.exe

ProgramID: PSP6.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PAINTS~1\psp.exe /dde

ProgramID: Caddie.drwDef
EXEFile: C:\DOCUME~1\JOSHAL~1\MYDOCU~1\MISC\CAD\caddie90.EXE %1

ProgramID: Microsoft.Picture.It.Document.9
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%r\Microsoft Picture It! 9\pi.exe %1

ProgramID: SldDraw.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\SOLIDW~2\sldworks.exe /dde

ProgramID: drwFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\proeWildfire 2.0\bin\proe.exe %1

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

ProgramID: drwFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ptc\proeWildfire 3.0\bin\proe.exe

ProgramID: iGrafx.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\iGrafx\Pro\8.2\flow80.exe

ProgramID: Designer.Drawing.7
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROG~1\Designer\DS70.exe

ProgramID: CorelDESIGNER.Graphic.12
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Corel\Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite 12\PROGRAMS\DESIGNER.EXE -DDE

ProgramID: PaintShopProPhotoXI.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Corel\Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo XI\Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo.exe

ProgramID: SldDraw.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\SOLIDW~1\SWVIEWER.EXE

ProgramID: drwFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ptc\proe\bin\proe.exe


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