File Extension MW4

.MW4 File

File extension: MW4
File type: 4 Map (Game Structure Archive)

Notes about the MW4 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 MW4 file type is primarily associated with 'MechWarrior' by Microsoft Corporation. MechWarrior is the title of a series of computer and video games set in the fictional universe of BattleTech. This is a custom encryption/compression file format created by Microsoft. Contains game files, map files, etc.

Detailed information for file extension MW4:

Primary association: MechWarrior
Company: Microsoft Corporation
File classification: Game
Identifying characters Hex: 23 56 42 44 , ASCII: #VBD
Related links: Wikipedia MechWarrior Page
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.

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