The dws file extension is related to the AutoCAD a CAD modeling software. The dws file contains standardization data.

There are 3 other file types using
the DWS file extension!

empty icon.dws - Creator simulator waveform file

dws icon.dws - Adobe Dreamweaver site definition data

empty icon.dws - Netop script file

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DWS file extension - AutoCAD standardization file

What is dws file? How to open dws files?

File type specification:

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

dws file icon: dws filetype icon

The dws file extension is associated with the AutoCAD modeling tool for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X, developed by Autodesk.

The dws file stores various data used for internal purposes of the AutoCAD.

The default software associated to dws file type:

AutoCAD icon

Autodesk, Inc. logoAutoCAD  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Autodesk, Inc.

A CAD designing software with the powerful, flexible features. It is a CAD development platform that provides tools to build custom AutoCAD-based software products for specific markets. The default file formats using by AutoCAD are: DWG and DXF.

AutoCAD for Mac icon

Autodesk, Inc. logoAutoCAD for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Autodesk, Inc.

AutoCAD® for Mac® software—it’s AutoCAD, for the Mac, bringing robust 3D free-form design tools and powerful drafting capabilities to your platform of choice. It takes full advantage of the Mac OS® X platform, with an intuitive, graphical user interface that makes it easy to bring your ideas to life.

Help how to open DWS files:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to open files with this particular extension. However, you can usually open or import 3D graphics files to various 3D modeling tools or engineering programs. Each program has it's own set of supported formats, so it's always worthwhile to check it's developer websites for available options.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to open CAD and other 3D graphic files

How to convert file with extension DWS:

Various 3D models or CAD files can be typically exported to some exchange format or converted between different formats. Once again, not all CAD/3D modeling programs may allow conversion of every format. But, there is always the option of using some of the dedicated 3D conversion utilities with a broad file format support.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert CAD and other 3D graphic files

List of recommended software applications associated to the .dws 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 dws file, edit dws file, convert dws file, view dws file, play dws file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with dws file - AutoCAD standardization file

Click on the software link(s) for more information. Suggested software applications use dws file type for internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open dws file actions.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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