Filename Extensions
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Details of extension .idw

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

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

Autodesk Inventor Drawing .idw file icon

Autodesk Inventor Drawing

IDW file is an Autodesk Inventor Drawing. Autodesk Inventor is the 3D parametric solid modeling package produced by Autodesk and is the foundation for their Digital Prototyping solution.
Detailed description not available
Category: Document files
Application: Autodesk Inventor
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Autodesk Design Web Format
Autodesk Inventor Assembly Model
Autodesk Inventor Part
Autodesk Inventor Presentation
Autodesk Inventor Design View
Autodesk Inventor iFeature File
Autodesk Inventor Project
Autodesk Drawing Set Description
Autodesk 2D XML Vector Data

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

InterCAD Document
BlackBerry JDE Workspace
Lotus Notes User ID File
ERDAS Imagine Workspace Layout
INTUS Firmware
Pedigree Central Database Index
ideCAD Project
Internet Data Query File
Internet Data Administration Script

The .idw filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ixw (8), ide (6), icw (5), dw (4), iw (4), ifw (4), jdw (4), id (4), idq (3), ida (3), iwd (2), ivw (2), ldw (1), ids (1)

Can't open a .idw file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.idw

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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