.BZW File Extension

File Type:
BZFlag World File

Having trouble opening .bzw extension? Don't panic! This page explains what bzw files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open bzw files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a BZW file?

Bzw file extension has BZFlag World file type, developed by BZFlag.org, which is associated with the "game files" category.

BZFlag is a multiplayer first-person tank simulator. It requires .BZW files that contain maps, locations, and plain text for 3D objects in order to run properly. Parameters of meshes, water bodies, land masses, and 3D shapes (boxes, spheres, cones, etc.) are also saved within these files. .BZW files can be used to define other game elements such as weapons or teleporters.


To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

bzw file icon
File Type:
BZFlag World File
Game Files

How to open BZW file?

Double click the bzw file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .bzw extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the bzw extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the bzw file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open BZW files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the bzw file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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