The File Extensions Database

.CWF File Extension

  • Developer by: Corel
  • Category: Settings Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .CWF file?

.CWF is CorelDRAW Workspace File

Stores workspace settings saved in CorelDRAW; includes toolbar configurations, palette settings, and window positions; can be exported from CorelDRAW by selecting "Tools → Options → Workspace → Export Workspace..."

CWF files allow users to quickly switch between multiple workspaces within CorelDRAW or load a saved workspace from another computer.

Programs that open CorelDRAW Workspace File
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2018

How to solve problems with CWF files

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