File Extension SDW

.SDW File

File extension: SDW
File type: Text Document


Notes about the SDW 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 SDW file type is primarily associated with 'OpenOffice.org' by OpenOffice.org. OpenOffice is an office suite.

Detailed information for file extension SDW:


Primary association: OpenOffice.org
Company: OpenOffice.org
File classification: Text
Identifying characters Hex: D0 CF 11 E0 A1 B1 1A E1 00 , ASCII:
Program ID: soffice.StarWriterDocument.5

Other applications associated with file type SDW:

  • Amidraw Vector Image
  • Lotue WordPro Drawing
  • Raw Signed DWord (32-bit) Data
  • SourceSafe Files in Shadow Directory
  • StarOffice (Text) by SunStarOffice is an office suite. The MIME type application/vnd.stardivision.writer is used for version 5.x of StarOffice. This association is classified as Text. The Mime types used with this association are: application/soffice, application/x-soffice, application/x-staroffice, application/x-swriter, application/vnd.stardivision.writer. Program ID: soffice.StarWriterDocument.5
  • Word Pro (Graphic) by IBMThis was a Lotus product. Lotus was bought out by IBM. The Mime types used with this association are: application/sdw, application/x-amidraw, application/x-sdw, image/sdw, image/x-amidraw, image/x-lotusamidraw, image/x-sdw.
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com 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 .SDW

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: ShadowFile
EXEFile: D:\Croner32\Views.exe

ProgramID: soffice.StarWriterDocument.5
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 1.9.74\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: soffice.StarWriterDocument.5
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org1.1.3\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: ShadowFile
EXEFile: C:\Estate\Folio\Views.exe

ProgramID: soffice.StarWriterDocument.5
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org1.0.2\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: ShadowFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Kluwer\arbo\Views.exe

ProgramID: MoreInfo
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Netzip Classic\MoreInfo.exe %l

ProgramID: sdwfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Verity\KVLotus\KVLOTUS.EXE %1

ProgramID: ShadowFile
EXEFile: G:\INFOBA~1\cchfm\Support\VIEWS.EXE

ProgramID: soffice.StarWriterDocument.5
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 1.9.95\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: soffice.StarWriterDocument.5
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 1.9.104\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: soffice.StarWriterDocument.5
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 1.9.100\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: soffice.StarWriterDocument.5
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 1.9.79\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: soffice.StarWriterDocument.5
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 1.9.125\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: soffice.StarWriterDocument.5
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 2.0\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: soffice.StarWriterDocument.5
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org1.0\program\soffice.exe %1

ProgramID: soffice.StarWriterDocument.5
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 1.9.118\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: Infobase
EXEFile: C:\PM\BVIEWS.EXE

ProgramID: soffice.StarWriterDocument.5
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org1.0.1\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: ShadowFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Complete Works of Srila Prabhupada\Views.exe

ProgramID: soffice.StarWriterDocument.5
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Sun\StarOffice 8\program\soffice.exe -o

ProgramID: ShadowFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\FOLIO\Views.exe

ProgramID: soffice.StarWriterDocument.5
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\StarOffice6.0\program\soffice.exe -o

ProgramID: ShadowFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Summit Aviation\Reference Library\Views.exe

ProgramID: ShadowFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\LexisNexis\Views32\Views.exe

ProgramID: soffice.StarWriterDocument.5
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 2.1\program\soffice.exe -o

ProgramID: soffice.StarWriterDocument.5
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 2.2\program\soffice.exe -o

ProgramID: ShadowFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\legat\Views.exe

ProgramID: Infobase
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\HARRAP\BVIEWFRA.EXE

ProgramID: ShadowFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\LexisNexis\LNCD4x\Views.exe

ProgramID: soffice.StarWriterDocument.5
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OFFICE ONE6.5\program\soffice.exe -o

ProgramID: soffice.StarWriterDocument.5
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\BrOffice.org 2.3\program\soffice.exe -o

ProgramID: soffice.StarWriterDocument.5
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\openoffice aechivos\OpenOffice.org 3\program\soffice.exe -o

ProgramID: soffice.StarWriterDocument.5
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Sun\StarSuite 9\program\soffice.exe -o


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