File Extension Library

.STW File Extension

  • Developer by: Oracle
  • Category: Text Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .STW file?

.STW file extension is created by Oracle. .STW has been classified as Text Files. The format of .STW file is Binary.

.STW is StarOffice Document Template

Document template originally created by StarOffice, the predecessor to Apache OpenOffice; uses an older software file format before Apache OpenOffice adopted the newer .ODT OpenDocument format; used for writing .SDW documents from the same template.

The STW format is used by StarOffice 6 and Apache OpenOffice version 1. Apache OpenOffice 2 and later use the ODT format.

NOTE: Apache OpenOffice was previously known as

List of all softwares that can open the StarOffice Document Template
Apache OpenOffice
Apache OpenOffice
Planamesa NeoOffice
Apache OpenOffice
File Type 2:


Developer by: StatSoft Category: Data Files

Data file created by STATISTICA data analysis software; an ActiveX container that manages all the documents used by a STATISTICA project, such as tables and graphs; may also include other ActiveX-compatible documents like Microsoft Word documents and Excel spreadsheets.

File Type 3:

SampleTank User Preset Data File

Developer by: IK Multimedia Category: Audio Files

Preset data file created by SampleTank, a sound sample creation application; created with .STH and .STI files; contains the instrument waveforms for audio output for the Instrument User Preset .STIP file; must remain in the same folder as the related STH, STI, and STIP files; not meant to be manually opened.

For every STIP file created, an STH, STI, and STW file will be created. Each of the three files contain data the STIP draws from.

To create a STW file, edit your sound in the application, click SAVE in the User Preset area, name your sound, click OK, this creates a STIP file which also creates the STW file and will be located in the folder of its "Parent Sound."

The related STH, STI, and STIP files will all be named after the same instrument. If your instrument is called, "Clarinet," then your STW file will appear like this: Clarinet.stw.

List of all softwares that can open the SampleTank User Preset Data File
IK Multimedia SampleTank
IK Multimedia SampleTank

How to Open .STW file on different platforms

Open .STW File on Windows

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

Open .STW File on Mac

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

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

Open .STW File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .STW files

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