.DWF File Extension

File Type:
Design Web Format File

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

What is a DWF file?

Dwf file extension has Design Web Format file type, developed by Autodesk, which is associated with the "3d image files" category.

Commonly saved in the Design Web Format (DWF), which is developed by Autodesk, the file is used for storing a 2D/3D drawing. It provides design information, including text and graphics. To reduce its size, the DWF file uses a compressed format.

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

dwf file icon
File Type:
Design Web Format File
3D Image Files

How to open DWF file?

Double click the dwf 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 .dwf 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 dwf 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".

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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the dwf 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 DWF 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 dwf file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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