The File Extensions Database


.EWI File Extension

  • Developer by: Sounds Online (East West Communications, Inc.)
  • Category: Audio and sound Files

What is an .EWI file?

.EWI is Play instrument

The ewi file extension is mainly related to Play Advanced Sample System from East West Sounds, Inc. and used for one of its default file types.

The ewi file contains audio instrument data that is useable within the program. 


How to open:

You can import these files to Play.

How to convert:

Probably can be exported to other formats.

How to solve problems with EWI files

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