File Extension Library

.PAW File Extension

  • Developer by: Pawaa Software
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .PAW file?

.PAW file extension is created by Pawaa Software. .PAW has been classified as Data Files. The format of .PAW file is Binary.

.PAW is Pawaa File

File created in the pawaaFILE format, a format developed by Pawaa Software for secure storage and transmission of files, particularly in enterprise environments; encapsulates any file with an encryption layer and a usage policy so that the file is protected from unwanted access; also enforces audit trails and expiration dates so the file has additional levels of distribution control.

Pawaa Software products that are designed for use with the pawaaFILE format integrate with any enterprise application, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, and others. In each application, users can save a document as a PAW file and then securely transmit it to recipients via email or a company network.

NOTE: SecurelyShare is no longer developed and has been discontinued.

File Type 2:

Paw Document

Developer by: Paw Inc. Category: Developer Files Format: XML

Document created and used by Paw, a full-featured HTTP and REST client for OS X; contains the HTTP API definition with headers, URL parameters, and environment values configured by the developer.

NOTE: The Paw application is used to generate client code, inspect server responses, and build HTTP requests.

List of all softwares that can open the Paw Document
File Type 3:

Personal Ancestry Writer II File

Developer by: Howard H. Metcalfe Category: Data Files

Data file created by Personal Ancestry Writer II (also known as PAWriter II) genealogy software for Mac; saves biographical information about persons and their ancestors, as well as the relationships between them; can be searched and viewed on a timeline.

PAWriter II is compatible with the GEDCOM format. Therefore, you can import .GED files and export PAW files to the GED format.

List of all softwares that can open the Personal Ancestry Writer II File
Personal Ancestry Writer II

How to Open .PAW file on different platforms

Open .PAW File on Windows

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

Open .PAW File on Mac

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

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

Open .PAW File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .PAW files

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