The File Extensions Database

.EDRW File Extension

  • Developer by: Dassault Systemes
  • Category: CAD Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .EDRW file?

.EDRW is SolidWorks eDrawings File

eDrawings CAD mechanical design draft exported by SolidWorks software; can represent various mechanical designs including tools, casings, or building materials; reduces project size by up to 95 percent; commonly used for e-mailing project drafts.

eDrawings can be published by various other programs using the SolidWorks eDrawings Publisher plugin. Examples include AutoCAD, Inventor, Solid Edge, Pro/ENGINEER CATIA V5, Unigraphics/NX, CoCreate, and Google SketchUp.

SolidWorks is a comprehensive design tool that integrates mechanical CAD, design validation, product data management, and design communication. It is available in Standard, Professional, and Premium editions.

Programs that open SolidWorks eDrawings File
Dassault Systemes SolidWorks
Dassault Systemes SolidWorks eDrawings Viewer
Dassault Systemes SolidWorks
Dassault Systemes SolidWorks eDrawings Viewer

How to solve problems with EDRW files

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