Files with bws suffix are quite often subchannel data files for disc images created using the Blindwrite program.
BWS file extension - BlindWrite subchannel data file
What is bws file? How to open bws files?
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File extension bws is most likely best known for its use for one of the default file types in Blindwrite dsic backup and burning solution.
A .bws file represents one of the auxiliary file for the main disc image format and contains so subchannel data. The subchannel data is used to store extra information in. This can be part of a protection (a digital ID is stored) or simply to add extra info to a disc like CD-Text for audio discs. Some protections that use subchannel data are SecuROM, LibCrypt (PlayStation) and LaserLock.
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BlindWrite is application used to create 1:1 CD/DVD/Blu-ray disk images. It is also able to burn them to blank disk.
List of software applications associated to the .bws file extension
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