File Extension Library

.VWL File Extension

  • Developer by: PTC
  • Category: Developer Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .VWL files and how to open them?

Can't open .VWL file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .VWL file.

What is a .VWL file extension?

.VWL file extension is created by PTC. .VWL has been classified as Developer Files. The format of .VWL file is Binary.

.VWL is Vuforia Word List

A VWL file contains a word list created by Vuforia, an SDK used to create Augmented Reality (AR) apps for mobile devices. It stores English words saved in the Vuforia Word List (VWL) binary format. VWL files are used by Vuforia-developed apps to recognize printed words.

Vuforia includes a text recognition engine that uses the UTF-8 character encoding standard to recognize words. A VWL file comes default with the Vuforia SDK but it may be replaced or modified by a user. The default VWL file typically stores approximately 100,000 of the most used words but a user can create custom VWL files that store up to 10,000 words.

NOTE: Vuforia is developed by PTC, which is a computer software and services company.

List of all softwares that can open the Vuforia Word List
PTC Vuforia
PTC Vuforia

How to fix problems with .VWL files

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