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Details of extension .daw

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .daw file?
  • Which program can create the .daw file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .daw format?
  • What can convert .daw files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .daw extension?
Cubase Recording .daw file icon

Cubase Recording

The DAW file is a Cubase Recording. Steinberg Cubase is a professional level tool for every task in music composition and production.
Detailed description not available
Category: Audio files
Application: Steinberg Cubase
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Cubase VST Preset File
Cubase VST Plugin

Other types of files may also use the .daw file extension. If you have helpful information about .daw extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Adhawin Transliteration Scheme
Answer Wizard Index
SSIS Cache Data
Gcov Data File
Direct Access Archive

The .daw filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

daq (1), dad (1), da (1), aw (1), saw (1), dxw (1), dw (1), das (1), dae (1), daa (1), caw (1), adw (1), xaw (1), raw (1), dwa (1)

Can't open a .daw file?

If you want to open a .daw file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .daw association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.daw

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android