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Details of extension .gw

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

SWAT Groundwater Input Data

The CIO file is a SWAT Groundwater Input Data. SWAT (Soil Water Assessment Tool) is an hydrology model with the following components: Weather, surface runoff, return flow, percolation, evapotranspiration, transmission losses, pond and reservoir storage, crop growth and irrigation, groundwater flow, reach routing, nutrient and pesticide loading, water transfer.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: SWAT
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
SWAT Reach Output Data
SWAT Weather Generator Input Data
SWAT Master Watershed Data
SWAT Watershed Water Quality Input
SWAT Stream Water Quality Input Data
SWAT Lake Water Quality Input Data
SWAT Basin Input Data
SWAT Watershed Configuration Data
GeneWeb Source File .gw file icon

GeneWeb Source File

The GW file is a GeneWeb Source File. GeneWeb is a free multi-platform genealogy software tool created and owned by Daniel de Rauglaudre of INRIA.
Category: Data files
Application: GeneWeb
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
GeneWeb Configuration Data
GeneWeb Object Data
GeneWeb Database

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

SGI Black and White Image
General Firmware File
STK Great Arc Propagator File
STK Database Update Information
Epson Page Description Language Document
Magellan eXplorist Geocache Waypoint Data
Marvelous Designer Hardware ID Data
Sweave Document
BVE Trainsim Railway Definition Data

The .gw filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

vw (1), rw (1), hw (1), gq (1), gd (1), fw (1), wg (1), tw (1), nw (1), gs (1), ge (1), ga (1), bw (1)

Can't open a .gw file?

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

Windows can't open this file:


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