The File Extensions Database

.ACCDW File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Database Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .ACCDW file?

.ACCDW is Microsoft Access Database Link File

Link file used by Microsoft Access, a relational database program for desktop computers; contains link information for downloading an Access database file (.ACCDB file) from a Microsoft SharePoint server; enables users to share database files that are hosted remotely.

After an ACCDW file is opened, the target ACCDB file is automatically downloaded to a local copy on the user's computer.

Programs that open Microsoft Access Database Link File
Microsoft Access 2016

How to solve problems with ACCDW files

  • Associate the ACCDW file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any ACCDW file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.ACCDW files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the ACCDW file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .ACCDW is Microsoft Access Database Link File. Because only the current version supports the latest ACCDW file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Microsoft manufacturer website after an available .ACCDW is Microsoft Access Database Link File update.
  • To make sure that your ACCDW file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.