File Extension Library

.MWF File Extension

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

What is an .MWF file?

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

.MWF is MapGuide Author Map Window File

File created by MapGuide Author, a program used to design maps using CAD and GIS data; contains map descriptions, such as name, styles, colors, layer settings, and a source data server address; used for storing map configurations and for contacting Autodesk MapGuide servers to download and display map data.

MWF files generally do not store spatial data. They only specify how to display the data. MWF files are saved in binary format and may be exported in XML format to .MWX files.

List of all softwares that can open the MapGuide Author Map Window File
Autodesk Infrastructure Map Server
File Type 2:

Translation Memory Word Find File

Developer by: SDL Category: Misc Files

Supporting file for a translation memory used by Trados translation software; enables fast look up of words contained within a translation memory.

A translation memory (TM) includes five file types including MWF, .TMW, .IIX, .MDF, and .MTF files.

How to Open .MWF file on different platforms

Open .MWF File on Windows

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

Open .MWF File on Mac

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

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

Open .MWF File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .MWF files

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