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Details of extension .wsw

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

We'll explain what exactly a .wsw 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 .wsw 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. WorkShelf Theme
  2. WebSite-Watcher Bookmark List

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WorkShelf Theme

wsw file - WorkShelf Theme
The WSW file belongs to the Data category and works with WorkShelf, being used as a WorkShelf Theme. WorkShelf is a powerful, multi-paged desktop replacement and task organizer that can be used as an alternative or supplement to the normal Windows desktop. The developer is still actively supporting the WorkShelf, likely. Based on our current information, WorkShelf does not use other file types.
Application: WorkShelf
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.set Xerox Document Library Property Set
.wst NextSTART Theme
.skl WinLIFT Skin
.properties LinkAssistant Properties Data

WebSite-Watcher Bookmark List

wsw file - WebSite-Watcher Bookmark List
The WSW file belongs to the Data category and works with WebSite-Watcher, being used as a WebSite-Watcher Bookmark List. WebSite-Watcher is a website-monitoring tool. The developer is still actively supporting the WebSite-Watcher, likely. Our data shows that WebSite-Watcher uses 2 more file types.
Application: WebSite-Watcher
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.wsw_bak WebSite-Watcher Bookmark Backup

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

Could someone have spelled the .wsw file extension wrong?

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

.wss Microsoft Windows Sound System Data
.wxw Winradio Extended Wave Data
.ws Hummingbird Exceed Data
.ssw Sealed SWF Document
.esw AGTEK Earthwork 3D Data
.wsq UTAU Sequence Data

The .wsw extension is frequently misused

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

wss (1), wxw (1), ws (1), ssw (1), esw (1), wsq (1), wew (1), qsw (1), asw (1), wws (1)

Having trouble opening a .wsw file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.wsw

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