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Details of extension .rw

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .rw file extension.

We'll explain what exactly a .rw file format 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 .rw 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!


  1. Navicat for MySQL RW Data
  2. BVE Trainsim Railway Definition Data

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Navicat for MySQL RW Data

rw file - Navicat for MySQL RW Data
The RW file belongs to the Data category and works with Navicat for MySQL, being used as a Navicat for MySQL RW Data. Navicat for MySQL is a solution for MySQL/MariaDB administration and development. It is a single application that allows you to connect to MySQL and MariaDB databases simultaneously. The developer is still actively supporting the Navicat for MySQL, likely. Our data shows that Navicat for MySQL uses 15 more file types.
Application: Navicat for MySQL
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.nopi Navicat for Oracle Import Wizard Profile Data
.npi Navicat for MySQL Import Wizard Profile
.nppeq Navicat for PostgreSQL Export Query Result Profile
.nmpj Navicat for MariaDB batch job

BVE Trainsim Railway Definition Data

rw file - BVE Trainsim Railway Definition Data
The RW file belongs to the Game Data category and works with BVE Trainsim, being used as a BVE Trainsim Railway Definition Data. BVE Trainsim is a freeware train simulation game developed by Mackoy. The developer is still actively supporting the BVE Trainsim, likely. Based on our current information, BVE Trainsim does not use other file types.
Application: BVE Trainsim
Program name: -
Category: Game Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.rp1 Indycar Racing 2 Racing Intro Data
.rme Final Fantasy Audio Data
.rlw Ricochet Lost Worlds: Recharged Game Data
.qe4 Kingpin: Life of Crime Settings Data

The .rw 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 .rw extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .rw file extension wrong?

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

.tw KG-UV6 Commander TW Data
.ra Real Audio Sound
.fw General Firmware File
.rs Erosion 3D Event Data
.gw SWAT Groundwater Input Data
.dw DesignWorkshop Data

The .rw extension is frequently misused

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

wr (1), rd (1), gw (1), tw (1), ra (1), dw (1), rs (1), fw (1), re (1), rq (1)

Having trouble opening a .rw file?

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

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 with 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