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.LWL File Extension

  • Developer by: John McKernon Software
  • Category: Settings, options, themes or skins Files

What is an .LWL file?

.LWL file extension is created by John McKernon Software. .LWL has been classified as Settings, options, themes or skins Files.

.LWL is Lightwright printed paperwork formatting instructions data

The lwl file extension is associated with Lightwright, a unique cross between a spreadsheet and a database, designed specifically to manage professional lighting design paperwork, developed by JohnMcKernon Software.

The lwl files are used for printed paperwork formatting instructions.


How to open:

There is no way how to open *.lwl files.

How to convert:

The *.lwl file can't be converted to any other file format.

How to Open .LWL file on different platforms

Open .LWL File on Windows

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

Open .LWL File on Mac

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

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

Open .LWL File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .LWL files

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