Notes about the PW 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 PW file type is primarily associated with 'Pathetic Writer' by Ulric Eriksson. Pathetic Writer is an X-based word processor for Unix. It is part of the free Unix office suite Siag Office.
Detailed information for file extension PW:
Hex: 23 20 43 72 65 61 74 6F 72 3A 20 50 61 74 68 65 74 69 63 20 57 72 69 74 65 72 20 , ASCII: #.Creator:.Pathetic.Writer
Other applications associated with file type PW:
- Pointwise (Database) by Pointwise, Inc.,
Pointwise is a software solution to the top problem facing engineering analysts: mesh generation for computational fluids dynamics (CFD).
, This association is classified as Database. The Mime types used with this association are: application/octet-stream. Related links: Glyph 2 Specification
- Professional Write Text File
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database
To change file associations press Windows Key
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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System Info for File Extension .PW
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.
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Corel\WordPerfect Office 2002\Programs\QPW.EXE %1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\WordPerfect Office 11\Programs\QPW.exe %1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\RVS\WCOM\SYSTEM\NOOPEN.EXE %1