The File Extensions Database

.PW File Extension

  • Developer by: Pointwise, Inc.
  • Category: Various data Files

What is an .PW file?

.PW is Pointwise database

File extension pw is most likely best know for its use in Pointwise mesh generation software. It appears that .pw files from Pointwise are used for some some kind of database.

How to open:

As far as we know, this particular .pw file type can only be used in Pointwise.

How to convert:

Unfortunately, we do not know about any possible conversion for this type of .pw files at this time.

How to solve problems with PW files

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