A blw file extension is related to the ArcView GIS software. A blw file stores world file for bil image.

There is one other file type using
the BLW file extension!

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Software that open blw file

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BLW file extension - ArcView world file for bil image

What is blw file? How to open blw files?

File type specification:

Text file type icon Text file type

The blw file extension is associated with the ArcView GIS program from ESRI.

The blw file is an ASCII text file containing coordinate information. It is used by some packages for geo-referencing of image data.

The default software associated to open blw file:

ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView) icon

Esri logoArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView)  Microsoft Windows software

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ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (formerly known as ArcView) is GIS (geographic information system) application used to visualizing, managing, creating, and analyzing geographic data.

ArcGIS for Desktop Basic is a part of the ArcGIS Desktop. ArcGIS for Desktop Basic supports creation of interactive maps, spatial analysis, GIS deployment, map viewing and navigation, map printing etc.

Help how to open:

Use ArcView to work with *.blw files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .blw 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 recommended software applications associated to the .blw file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open blw file, edit blw file, convert blw file, view blw file, play blw file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

blw file viewer - programs that view blw file - ArcView world file for bil image

Programs supporting the exension blw on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView) for view blw file action.

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