File Extension Library


.BQW File Extension

  • Developer by: Esri
  • Category: GIS, GPS navigation and map Files

What is an .BQW file?

.BQW file extension is created by Esri. .BQW has been classified as GIS, GPS navigation and map Files.

.BQW is ArcView world data

The bqw file extension is associated with the ArcView (also known as ArcGIS for Desktop Basic) a GIS software fro Microsoft Windows, developed by ESRI.

The bqw file contains world data for BSQ.


How to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.bqw files.

How to convert:

Probably can be exported to other formats.

How to Open .BQW file on different platforms

Open .BQW File on Windows

  • Right-click a .BQW
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .BQW file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .BQW files" Press "Ok"

Open .BQW File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .BQW file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .BQW File on Linux

Right click on the .BQW file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .BQW File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .BQW file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .BQW File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .BQW files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .BQW files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .BQW files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .BQW file format
  2. You need to check the .BQW file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)