What is a .PWD File And How To Open It – Siemens PLM Software (Guide)

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Have you downloaded a file with .pwd extension, but you are not sure what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .pwd file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .PWD file?

The file extension .PWD is Solid Edge Weldment Document. The development of this file was done by Siemens PLM Software. The file is a CAD software file.

What to know

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

How to open a .PWD file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .PWD file on various operating systems.

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

To open the .pwd file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .PWD 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 right click on your file and choose “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 Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .PWD file?

If you cannot open the .PWD file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .PWD file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .pwd – Microsoft. 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 .PWD file with the Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans program on Windows.