.MWS File Extension

File Type:
Maple Classic Worksheet

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

What is a MWS file?

Mws file extension has Maple Classic Worksheet file type, developed by Maplesoft, which is associated with the "data files" category.

Typically generated by version 8, or earlier, of Maple, the file contains text, charts, math equations, graphs, etc. Since it uses an interactive format, users can access and edit the file within the program.
Later versions of the program, including Maple version 9, use .MW files that come in an XML-based format.

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

mws file icon
File Type:
Maple Classic Worksheet
Data Files

How to open MWS file?

Double click the mws 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 .mws 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 mws 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 mws 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 MWS files

  • Windows Windows
    • Maplesoft Maple Maplesoft Maple
  • MacOS MacOS
    • Maplesoft Maple Maplesoft Maple
  • Linux Linux
    • Maplesoft Maple Maplesoft Maple

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 mws file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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