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Details of extension .dwa

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .dwa file extension. We'll explain what exactly a .dwa fileformat is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .dwa files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too. Let's see the 2 file formats associated with this file extension!


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dwa file - Digital Waveform Archiver Audio

Digital Waveform Archiver Audio

The DWA file is a Digital Waveform Archiver Audio.
Category: Audio files
Application: -
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
.dtshd DTS-HD Master Audio Suite Data
.dmc FamiTracker DPCM Sample
.dwd DiamondWare Digital Audio
.edq Ensoniq SQ1 Disk Image
dwa file - Project Dogwaffle Animation

Project Dogwaffle Animation

The DWA file is a Project Dogwaffle Animation. Project Dogwaffle is a raster graphics editor with animation capabilities.
Category: Document files
Application: Project Dogwaffle
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
.mix Project Dogwaffle Mixing Palette

The .dwa file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .dwa extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .dwa file extension wrong?

In our database, we came across the following similar extensions:

.swa Shockwave Audio
.cwa Open Movement CWA Data
.rwa RealWin Backup File
.fwa Flex.Win Backup File
.dw DesignWorkshop Data
.dqa Daqarta Data File

The .dwa extension is frequently misused

People sometimes confuse the .dwa filename extension. Based on the searches on our site, here are the most common misspellings from the past year.

wa (1), cwa (1), swa (1), rwa (1), dw (1), dqa (1), dwz (1), dwx (1), daw (1), da (1)

Having trouble opening a .dwa file?

If you want to open a .dwa file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .dwa association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.dwa

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