Filename Extensions
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Details of extension .drw

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

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

Micrografx Designer Drawing .drw file icon

Micrografx Designer Drawing

DRW file is a Micrografx Designer Drawing. Micrografx Designer is a vector-based graphics program. It was originally developed by Micrografx, which was bought by Corel in 2001.
Detailed description not available
Category: Document files
Application: Corel Designer
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/x-mgx-designer
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Adobe Illustrator Drawing
Art Image
AT&T Group 4 Bitmap Image
Windows Bitmap Image
CALS Compressed Bitmap
CorelDraw Drawing
CorelDraw Template
Computer Graphics Metafile
Corel Colour Palette

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Samsung RAW Image
David Whittaker Format Music
Sybase PowerBuilder Window
DesignWorkshop Data
RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Fireworks Data
GLBasic World File
PL Designer Document
Dreamweaver Saved Query
Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds Data

The .drw filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

srw (12), dw (12), drs (6), crw (4), frw (4), ddw (4), drd (4), dra (3), dgw (3), dwr (3), rdw (2), dr (2), dfw (2), dtw (1)

Can't open a .drw file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.drw

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 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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