The File Extensions Database

.GWI File Extension

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

What is an .GWI file?

.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.

Programs that open GroupWise Database Shortcut File
Novell GroupWise
Novell GroupWise
Novell GroupWise

How to solve problems with GWI files

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