Did you find or received DRW file and your computer failed to open it? Below we will explain what is DRW file extension and how you can open it.

What is a DRW file ext?

The .DRW file extension identifies vector image drawing files. The .DRW extension is associated with a generic file format and is used a range of different drawing and design applications including Microsoft Picture It!, Corel DRAW and Pain Shop Pro, IBM's Freelance Graphics software and Micrografx Designer. To create, edit or access these files you will need to install any of these applications.

How to open a DRW file?

In most cases your computer should know what software program should be used to open different file types and extensions like DRW. When you double click on the DRW file format, it should open with appropriate software program. If you downloaded or received DRW files for the first time and your system failed to open it then try free file viewers available on the internet after doing enough research not to fall prey to malware.

How to fix errors with DRW files

Scan the file
Before trying to open DRW files on your Windows make sure that it is safe to do so by running through antivirus scanner.
Update
Unable to open DRW files with the associated software program or see an error than try updating the associated software
Do not
If none of the applications in your Windows were able to open DRW file do not change file extension because by changing file extension you are corrupting the file. In case you already changed the extension you can revert it back to DRW by renaming the file. Incorrect associations are the cause of many DRW file errors.

Finally, if Windows is unable to open file extension DRW you may have registry related errors or may not have the appropriate program installed. We strongly recommend that you run a registry scan.

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