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

We collected the information you should know about the .tfw filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .tfw 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

.tfw - ArcGIS TIFF World File

The TFW file is a GIS file, which is connected to the ArcGIS TIFF World File according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the ArcGIS TIFF World File (.tfw) files can be opened or converted with the help of ArcGIS.

Format description:
TFW format
Magic string:
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Related links:
Related extensions:
ArcGIS Optional Index
ArcGIS Attribute Index
ArcGIS Auxilliary File
ArcGIS BIL World File
ArcGIS Codepage
DTED Level 0 Data

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

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

If the program necessary for opening the .tfw file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .tfw 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 .tfw file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .tfw extension

The .tfw 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 .tfw files.

ftw, tvw, tgw, tfe, tfa, tdw, tbw, hfw, fw, twf, ttw, tfs, tfd, tf, tcw

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

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

Family Tree Maker Document
TabWorks Data File
TFM Music Maker Music
Turbo Debugger for Windows Data
General Firmware File
Tecgraf Web Format

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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