File Extension Library

.IDW File Extension

  • Developer by: Autodesk
  • Category: CAD Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .IDW files and how to open them?

Can't open .IDW file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .IDW file.

What is a .IDW file extension?

.IDW file extension is created by Autodesk. .IDW has been classified as CAD Files. The format of .IDW file is Binary.

.IDW is Inventor Drawing

2D or 3D vector-based drawing created by Autodesk Inventor, a program used to design, visualize, and simulate mechanical products; may contain parts (.IPT files), assemblies (.IAM files), and presentation materials (.IPN files).

IDW files are used for storing completed designs, as well as simulating the designs before manufacturing. They can be exported to .DWG files for interoperability with Autodesk AutoCAD.

List of all softwares that can open the Inventor Drawing
Autodesk Inventor 2018
Autodesk Inventor View 2018

How to fix problems with .IDW files

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