The File Extensions Database

.W32 File Extension

  • Category: Developer Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .W32 file?

.W32 is Win32 Makefile

Developer file used by Visual Studio, Make, and other programs used for building Win32 (Windows) application executables (.EXE files); saved in a plain text format and contains instructions for constructing the EXE file; often named Makefile.w32.

Programs that open Win32 Makefile
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017
GNU Make for Windows
File Type 2:

WinCAPs Subtitle File

Developer by: Sysmedia Category: Video Files

Native subtitle file format used by Sysmedia WinCAPs subtitle preparation software; stores subtitle information and timecodes, as well as other settings; used for adding subtitles and closed captions to both recorded video files and live video streams.

How to solve problems with W32 files

  • Associate the W32 file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any W32 file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.W32 files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the W32 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 .W32 is Win32 Makefile. Because only the current version supports the latest W32 file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the N/A manufacturer website after an available .W32 is Win32 Makefile update.
  • To make sure that your W32 file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.