File Extension Library

.GWI File Extension

  • Developer by: Novell
  • Category: Database Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .GWI file?

.GWI file extension is created by Novell. .GWI has been classified as Database Files. The format of .GWI file is Binary.

.GWI is GroupWise Database Shortcut File

File used by GroupWise, a collaboration program used in professional environments; contains a pointer to a GroupWise database object; may include a user ID, version, item type, message ID, and folder path.

GWI files are used to save and share shortcuts to GroupWise database messages, records, and other information.

NOTE: If the object that the GWI file refers to is removed from the GroupWise database, the GWI file is no longer useful.

List of all softwares that can open the GroupWise Database Shortcut File
Novell GroupWise
Novell GroupWise
Novell GroupWise

How to Open .GWI file on different platforms

Open .GWI File on Windows

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

Open .GWI File on Mac

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

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

Open .GWI File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .GWI files

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