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Details of extension .ewf

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .ewf file?
  • Which program can create the .ewf file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .ewf format?
  • What can convert .ewf files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .ewf extension?
EnCase Expert Witness Compression Format Data .ewf file icon

EnCase Expert Witness Compression Format Data

EWF file is an EnCase Expert Witness Compression Format Data. EnCase is a family of all-in-one computer forensics suites sold by Guidance Software.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Encase
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
EnCase Image
EnCase v7 Image
EnCase Package

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

ESRF Data Format
Altera EDIF Input File
Efficient Diary v2 Document
Autodesk Design Web Format
EWView DOS Track Data
Steganos Password Manager Container File
Embird Editor File
FIFA 2000 Game Data
MicroEMACS Abbreviation File

The .ewf filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

edf (36), wwf (1), dwf (1), wef (1), rwf (1), ewt (1), ewc (1), esf (1), efw (1), eef (1), eaf (1), wf (1), swf (1), fwf (1), ewd (1)

Can't open a .ewf file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.ewf

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 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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