Files with cdw file extension can be mainly be found 3D CAD drawings made and saved in ASCON KOMPAS software. 

There are 2 other file types using
the CDW file extension!

empty icon.cdw - CADKEY organized dialog file

empty icon.cdw - CeledyDraw drawing

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Software that works with cdw file extension

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CDW file extension - KOMPAS CAD drawing

What is cdw file? How to open cdw files?

File type specification:

3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type icon 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type

The cdw file extension is used by KOMPAS, a 3D modeling tool and mechanical CAD system, developed by ASCON.

The cdw file contains CAD drawing created in the program. It is the default CAD format of KOMPAS.

The default software associated to cdw file type:


ASCON logoKOMPAS  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

KOMPAS is a professional mechanical CAD system popular for its powerful functions in the 3D and 2D design processes, a user-friendly interface, easy to learn functions, and flexible collaboration with 3rd-party software.

Help how to open CDW files:

Use KOMPAS to work with .cdw files.

How to convert file with extension CDW:

CDW format can probably be exported to DXF and other similar CAD exchange formats.

File identification strings:

HEX code: 4B 46
ASCII code: KF

List of software applications associated to the .cdw file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open cdw file, edit cdw file, convert cdw file, view cdw file, play cdw 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 ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting cdw files.

  • Open cdw file
  • Edit cdw file
  • Create cdw file

Software that open cdw file - KOMPAS CAD drawing

Click on the link to get more information about KOMPAS for open cdw file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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