File Extension Library


.CIW File Extension

  • Developer by: Thomson Reuters
  • Category: Various data Files

What is an .CIW file?

.CIW file extension is created by Thomson Reuters. .CIW has been classified as Various data Files.

.CIW is EndNote Web of Science export

The ciw file extension is associated with the EndNote a reference managing tool for Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OS X and iOS operating systems.

The ciw file stores exported database from EndNote known as Web of Science (ISI) database.

Web of Science is also on-line service.


How to open:

Use EndNote to open *.ciw files.

How to convert:

EndNote may be able to export *.ciw files to other formats.

How to Open .CIW file on different platforms

Open .CIW File on Windows

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

Open .CIW File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .CIW 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 .CIW File on Linux

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

Open .CIW File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .CIW 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 .CIW 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 .CIW files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .CIW files

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