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Details of extension .sdw

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

StarOffice Writer Document

SDW file is an StarOffice Writer Document. It is the native format of StarOffice Writer.
Category: Document files
Application: StarOffice Writer
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/vnd.stardivision.writer
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
Related extensions:
Microsoft Word AutoRecovery File
ClarisWorks Document
Data Interchange Format
Microsoft Word Document
Microsoft Word Document Template
Lotus Word Pro Document
Microsoft Word for Macintosh Document
Portable Document Format
Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation
.sdw
Lotus Word Pro Drawing .sdw file icon

Lotus Word Pro Drawing

SDW file is a Lotus Word Pro Drawing. Lotus Word Pro is word processor software produced by IBM's Lotus Software group for use on Microsoft Windows-compatible computers and on IBM OS/2 Warp.
Detailed description not available
Category: Document files
Application: Lotus Word Pro
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/vnd.lotus-wordpro
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Lotus Word Pro Document
Lotus Wordpro Smartmaster File
.sdw
MrSID World Data .sdw file icon

MrSID World Data

SDW file is a MrSID World Data. MrSID is a wavelet-based image compression technology which can utilise both lossy and lossless encoding. This technology was acquired in its original form from Los Alamos National Laboratories (LANL), where it was developed under the aegis of the U.S. government for storing fingerprints for the FBI. Now is is developed and distributed by the LizardTech, Inc.
Detailed description not available
Category: GIS files
Application: ArcGIS
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
tfw
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Multi-resolution Seamless Image Database
MrSID Level 8 Image
MrSID Image
MrSID Bitmap Image
.sdw
Visual SourceSafe SDW Data .sdw file icon

Visual SourceSafe SDW Data

SDW file is a Visual SourceSafe SDW Data. MVSS is a version control system product that delivers restore point and parallel collaboration capabilities, thus allowing application development organizations to work on several versions of software simultaneously.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe File
Visual SourceSafe Backup Archive
Visual SourceSafe Module Data
.mrsid
Multi-resolution Seamless Image Database .mrsid file icon

Multi-resolution Seamless Image Database

MRSID file is a Multi-resolution Seamless Image Database. MrSID is a wavelet-based image compression technology which can utilise both lossy and lossless encoding. This technology was acquired in its original form from Los Alamos National Laboratories (LANL), where it was developed under the aegis of the U.S. government for storing fingerprints for the FBI. Now is is developed and distributed by the LizardTech, Inc.
Category: Graphic files
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
sdw, sid
Links:
-
Related extensions:
MrSID Level 8 Image
MrSID Image
MrSID Bitmap Image
MrSID World Data

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

CeledyDraw Document
Microsoft Developer Studio Workspace
David Whittaker Format Music
SolidWorks eDrawings Document
AnyQuest Questionnaire Definition Data
Movie Magic Screenwriter Document
Sound Designer Audio
StarOffice Draw Template
StarOffice Presentation

The .sdw filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

sda (1), xdw (1), scw (1), sxw (1), edw (1), swd (1), dsw (1), svw (1), srw (1), sew (1), sdq (1), sdd (1), sd (1), wdw (1), qdw (1)

Can't open a .sdw file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.sdw

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