The File Extensions Database

.FWD File Extension

  • Developer by: Atari
  • Category: Game Files

What is an .FWD file?

.FWD is RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Fireworks Display File

Custom fireworks display created by RollerCoaster Tycoon 3, a theme park simulation game developed by Atari; contains instructions for displaying a custom fireworks show within the game including what types of fireworks to use and when to use them.

FWD files are created in-game from the Fireworks MixMaster tool. They can also be imported by copying files to My Documents\RCT3\Fireworks\ and then opening them like any other saved display in the game.

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

How to solve problems with FWD files

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