The .bw file extension is related to the Silicon Graphics bitmap picture image format.

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BW file extension - Silicon Graphics image file

What is bw file? How to open bw files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

bw file icon: bw filetype icon

The BW file extension is associated with the Silicon Graphics picture image format originally used for images produced on Silicon Graphics computers.

The SG bitmap format allows compressed (using a run-length encoding system) or uncompressed images, in monochrome and color, with the option of alpha transparency.

Help how to open BW files:

Use XnView to view content of the .bw bitmap image files.

How to convert file with extension BW:

As far as we know, this .bw file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .bw file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open bw file, edit bw file, convert bw file, view bw file, play bw file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the bw files.

  • Open bw file
  • Edit bw file
  • View bw file

Software that open bw file - Silicon Graphics image file

Click on the link to get more information about PhotoFiltre Studio for open bw file action.

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