File Extension Library


.FWU File Extension

  • Category: Various data Files

What is an .FWU file?

.FWU file extension has been classified as Various data Files.

.FWU is Ricoh firmware update

The fwu file extension is associated with some devices (digital cameras, film cameras, printers, projectors, etc.) developed by Japanese company called Ricoh.

The fwu file stores firmware update for these devices.


How to open:

You apply these firmware files only using Ricoh software.

How to convert:

Generally speaking, firmware files cannot be converted to anything else.

How to Open .FWU file on different platforms

Open .FWU File on Windows

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

Open .FWU File on Mac

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

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

Open .FWU File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .FWU files

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