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Details of extension .skw

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

SideKick Write Document

The SKW file is a SideKick Write Document. Borland Sidekick was an early Personal Information Manager (PIM) software application.
Category: Document files
Application: Borland Sidekick
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
.skc SideKick Card

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

.swk StudyWorks! Teaching Pro: Mathematics Complete Save
.slw SleepScan Analysis Offset Index
.sk Safari History Index
.ske Battlefield 2 Skeleton Data
.sw SWISS-PROT Protein Sequence Databas
.ska PGP Secret Keyring Data

The .skw filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

swk (1), sow (1), slw (1), ske (1), ska (1), ksw (1), sw (1), smw (1), sks (1), skd (1), sk (1), ckw (1)

Can't open a .skw file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.skw

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 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android