The File Extensions Database

.SW File Extension

  • Category: Audio Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .SW file?

.SW is Signed Word Audio File

Raw, signed 16-bit (word) audio data encoded using Pulse Code Modulation (PCM), a method of encoding analog audio signals in digital form; used by some programs and games for storing sound clips.

Programs that open Signed Word Audio File
FMJ-Software Awave Audio
Waveform SoX Wrap

How to solve problems with SW files

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