File Extension DWF

.DWF File

File extension: DWF
File type: Design Web Format

Notes about the DWF file extension:

To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The DWF file type is primarily associated with 'Autodesk' by Autodesk, Inc.. This used to be a WHIP! file but the WHIP! product is outdated and unsupported and was replaced by the Autodesk Express Viewer.

Detailed information for file extension DWF:

Primary association: Autodesk
Company: Autodesk, Inc.
Mime type: application/dwf, application/x-dwf, drawing/x-dwf, image/vnd.dwf, image/x-dwf
Identifying characters Hex: 28 44 57 46 20 56 , ASCII: (DWF.V
Program ID: dwffile
Related links: Autodesk Express Viewer, Older (Unsupported) WHIP! FTP Site, Autodesk DWF Composer
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database

To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .DWF

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: dwffile, AppName: Autodesk Express Viewer

ProgramID: dwffile, FileType: Autodesk Design Web Format, AppName: Autodesk ExpressViewer Module
EXEFile: ExpressViewer.exe

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

ProgramID: CodeWarrior_dwf
EXEFile: E:\CodeWarrior\bin\IDE.EXE %1

ProgramID: DrawingWebFormat
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Volo View Express\voloview.exe

ProgramID: dwffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Autodesk\Autodesk DWF Viewer\ExpressViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: dwffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Autodesk\Autodesk Express Viewer\ExpressViewer.

ProgramID: dwffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Autodesk\Autodesk Express Viewer\ExpressViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: dwffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Common Files\Autodesk Shared\dwf common\ExpressViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: htmlfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe -nohome

ProgramID: dwffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Fichiers communs\Autodesk Shared\dwf common\ExpressViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: dwffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Archivos comunes\Autodesk shared\dwf common\ExpressViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: dwffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Arquivos comuns\Autodesk shared\dwf common\ExpressViewer.exe

ProgramID: dwffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Gemeinsame Dateien\Autodesk shared\dwf common\ExpressViewer.exe

ProgramID: DrawingWebFormat
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Autodesk Volo View\voloview.exe

ProgramID: dwffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ficheiros comuns\Autodesk Shared\dwf common\ExpressViewer.exe

ProgramID: dwffile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\File comuni\Autodesk shared\dwf common\ExpressViewer.exe

ProgramID: DWF
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\DWFAnywhere 6 English\DWFAnywhere\dwfviewer6.exe

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