What is a .DW File And How To Open It (Easy Steps)


Have you came across a file with the .dw extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .dw file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .DW file?

The .DW file extension stands for David Whittaker Audio File. The file is a audio related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .dw file on 1 platform.

How to open a .DW file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .DW file on various operating systems.

How to open a .DW file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .dw file on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the XMPlay software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is XMPlay.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DW file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the XMPlay software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .DW file?

If you cannot open the .DW file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .DW file.dwa – DWA coder, .dwc – Emulex, .dwd – Davka Corporation, .dwd – DiamondWare, .dwdoc – DrawWell Technologies. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .DW file with the XMPlay program on Windows.