What is a .IWS File And How To Open It – JetBrains

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .iws extension, but you are not sure what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .iws file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .IWS file?

The .IWS file extension is from IntelliJ IDEA Web Page. The development of this file was done by JetBrains. The file is a development related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .iws file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .IWS file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .IWS file on various operating systems.

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

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .iws file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .IWS file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .IWS file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .iws file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .IWS file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .IWS file on Linux

There are 4 simple steps to open the .iws file on Linux.

1. In the first step you need to download the Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .IWS 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

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

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

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

Still cannot open the .IWS file?

If you are still unable to open the .IWS file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .IWS file.iwxdata – iWorx Systems, .iwz – Flexera Software, .ix – dtSearch, .ix2 – Corel, .ixa – Corel. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .IWS file with the Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA program on Windows, Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA program on Mac and Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA software on Linux.