File Extension Library


.TIFW File Extension

  • Developer by: Stichting Blender Foundation
  • Category: GIS, GPS navigation and map Files

What is an .TIFW file?

.TIFW file extension is created by Stichting Blender Foundation. .TIFW has been classified as GIS, GPS navigation and map Files.

.TIFW is Blender GIS world file

The tifw file extension is commonly used by Blender GIS, a set of tools and extensions for Blender 3D graphics and modeling software for various platforms.

The tifw file contains georeference for raster map images stored in TIF format.


How to open:

Use Blender with Blender GIS to open *.tifw files, or you can use any text editor, because *.tifw file is stored in simple text format.

How to convert:

Special GIS converter exist and may help users to transfer or transform their maps and other navigation data between programs or devices. For general information try to look at:Basic info how to convert GIS, GPS or map files

How to Open .TIFW file on different platforms

Open .TIFW File on Windows

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

Open .TIFW File on Mac

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

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

Open .TIFW File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .TIFW files

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