The File Extensions Database

.BWF File Extension

  • Category: Audio Files

What is an .BWF file?

.BWF is Broadcast Wave File

Audio wave .WAV file with extra information, such as timestamps and other metadata, contained in the header.

Programs that open Broadcast Wave File
Adobe Audition CC 2019
Cakewalk SONAR X3
Avid Pro Tools
Adobe Audition CC 2019
Apple Logic Pro X
Apple Final Cut Pro X
Avid Pro Tools

How to solve problems with BWF files

  • Associate the BWF file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any BWF file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.BWF files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the BWF 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 .BWF is Broadcast Wave File. Because only the current version supports the latest BWF file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the N/A manufacturer website after an available .BWF is Broadcast Wave File update.
  • To make sure that your BWF file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.