File Extension Library

.FRW File Extension

  • Developer by: Atari
  • Category: Game Files
  • Format: Text and Binary

What is an .FRW file?

.FRW file extension is created by Atari. .FRW has been classified as Game Files. The format of .FRW file is Text and Binary.

.FRW is RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Fireworks Effects File

An FRW file is a data file used by RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 (RCT3), a theme park simulation game developed by Atari. It stores properties of fireworks effects, which include the number of particles, burn size, sound effects, and color of fireworks in the game. FRW files are used for a variety of firework types, such as blue fire flares, blue thunder, fire flies, red dawn, star burst, and spiral fountain.

FRW files are included with the game but may also be created by RCT3 gamers. To install custom FRW files, place them in the following directory:

C:\Program Files (Program Files(x86)\Atari\RollerCoaster Tycoon 3\Fireworks

After placing them in the "Fireworks" folder, the fireworks in the FRW files will be listed under Fireworks in the game.

List of all softwares that can open the RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Fireworks Effects File
Atari RollerCoaster Tycoon 3
Atari RollerCoaster Tycoon 3

How to Open .FRW file on different platforms

Open .FRW File on Windows

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

Open .FRW File on Mac

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

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

Open .FRW File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .FRW files

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