Files with bws suffix are quite often subchannel data files for disc images created using the Blindwrite program.

There are 4 other file types using
the BWS file extension!

empty icon.bws - SmartWare backup worksheet file

empty icon.bws - Bookmark Wizard settings file

empty icon.bws - KS32C6200 demo board ROM binary file

bws icon.bws - Website X5 project backup

BWS file extension - BlindWrite subchannel data file

What is bws file? How to open bws files?

File type specification:

Disk image (ISO) binary file type icon Disk image (ISO) binary file type

bws file icon: bws filetype icon

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.

The default software associated to open bws file:

Blindwrite icon

VSO-Software logoBlindwrite  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

BlindWrite is application used to create 1:1 CD/DVD/Blu-ray disk images. It is also able to burn them to blank disk.

Help how to open:

These filles are automatically loaded with the BlindWrite disk image (.bwi for example).

How to convert:

You can only convert disc images as whole, not just the individual files.

Find conversions from bws file:

bws to bin

bws to img

bws to mdf

Find converter to bws file type:

mdf to bws

List of software applications associated to the .bws 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 bws file, edit bws file, convert bws file, view bws file, play bws 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 bws files.

Software that open bws file - BlindWrite subchannel data file

Programs supporting the exension bws on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Blindwrite for open bws file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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