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Informations about the LZW filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .lzw filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .lzw file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

1 filename extension(s) are in our database

.lzw - LZW Compressed Amiga Archive

The LZW file is a Archive file, which is connected to the LZW Compressed Amiga Archive according to our registry. We currently can’t suggest an application for opening the LZW Compressed Amiga Archive format.

Format description:
LZW format description not yet available
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
Related extensions:
ABF Outlook Backup Archive
JNode Module Package
Commodore 64 Lynx Archive
Web Point-and-Print Cabinet
Amiga LZX Compressed Archive
Liberkey Installation Package

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .lzw file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .lzw extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .lzw files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .lzw file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .lzw file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .lzw file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .lzw file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .lzw extension

The .lzw filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .lzw files.

law, lzs, lz, lsw, zw, lza, lw

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .lzw file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .lzw extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

eLawForms Form Document
DxLibraryStudio Workspace
LiteWave Compressed Audio File
Line Work TIFF Image
Lzip Compressed File
Chinese Text File

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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