The File Extensions Database

.CWP File Extension

  • Developer by: Cakewalk
  • Category: Audio Files

What is an .CWP file?

.CWP is Cakewalk SONAR Project

Audio project file created by Cakewalk SONAR, a digital audio workstation (DAW) application; saves an audio production and supports multiple tracks, audio effects, MIDI data, and other parameters; used for editing music and sound samples.

Older versions of Cakewalk used .WRK files for audio projects.

Programs that open Cakewalk SONAR Project
Cakewalk SONAR X3

How to solve problems with CWP files

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