The File Extensions Database

.FRW File Extension

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

What is an .FRW file?

.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.

Programs that open RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Fireworks Effects File
Atari RollerCoaster Tycoon 3
Atari RollerCoaster Tycoon 3

How to solve problems with FRW files

  • Associate the FRW file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any FRW file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.FRW files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the FRW 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 .FRW is RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Fireworks Effects File. Because only the current version supports the latest FRW file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Atari manufacturer website after an available .FRW is RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Fireworks Effects File update.
  • To make sure that your FRW file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.