File Extension Library

.XWF File Extension

  • Developer by: Nuance Communications
  • Category: Misc Files

What is an .XWF file?

.XWF file extension is created by Nuance Communications. .XWF has been classified as Misc Files.

.XWF is OmniPage Workflow File

Workflow file created with OmniPage OCR software; used for streamlining document conversions by automating scanning, converting, and saving processes; may be a pre-built workflow or created by the user with the Workflow Assistant.

NOTE: XWF files created with earlier versions of OmniPage are not always compatible with newer versions of the program.

List of all softwares that can open the OmniPage Workflow File
Nuance OmniPage Ultimate
Nuance OmniPage Pro X

How to Open .XWF file on different platforms

Open .XWF File on Windows

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

Open .XWF File on Mac

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

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

Open .XWF File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .XWF files

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