The File Extensions Database


.W44 File Extension

  • Developer by: dataBased Intelligence, Inc.
  • Category: Temporary Files

What is an .W44 file?

.W44 is dBASE temporary

The w44 file extension is used by dBase database software for one of its temporary files.

Temporary files may be created by computer programs for a variety of purposes; principally when a program cannot allocate enough memory for its tasks, when the program is working on data bigger than architecture's address space, or as a primitive form of inter-process communication.


How to open:

In vast majority of cases, users cannot access temporary saved data.

How to convert:

Temporary files are usually not meant to be converted to anything else.

How to solve problems with W44 files

  • Associate the W44 file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any W44 file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.W44 files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the W44 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 .W44 is dBASE temporary. Because only the current version supports the latest W44 file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the dataBased Intelligence, Inc. manufacturer website after an available .W44 is dBASE temporary update.
  • To make sure that your W44 file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.