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Details of extension .dw4

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .dw4 file?
  • Which program can create the .dw4 file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .dw4 format?
  • What can convert .dw4 files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .dw4 extension?
DisplayWrite 4 Document .dw4 file icon

DisplayWrite 4 Document

The DW4 file is a DisplayWrite 4 Document. DisplayWrite is a word processor that is based on the IBM Displaywriter dedicated word processing system.
Detailed description not available
Category: Document files
Application: IBM DisplayWrite
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:

Other types of files may also use the .dw4 file extension. If you have helpful information about .dw4 extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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The .dw4 filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

rw4 (1), dwt (1), dwe (1), ds4 (1), d4 (1), ww4 (1), fw4 (1), dwr (1), dw (1), da4 (1)

Can't open a .dw4 file?

If you want to open a .dw4 file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .dw4 association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.dw4

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