A dwx file extension is related to the CADLock application and used for its locked AutoCAD drawings.

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

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DWX file - CADLock locked AutoCAD drawing

What is dwx file? How to open dwx files?

File type specification:

Encoded and encrypted file type icon Encoded and encrypted file type

The dwx file extension is associated with the CADLock application, a software for protect AutoCAD drawing files.

The dwx file contains locked AutoCAD drawing (DWG).

Seems to be obsolete product.

This dwx file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to dwx file type:

CADVault picture or screenshot

CADVault  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
CADLock, Inc.

CADVault allows AutoCAD users to secure both graphical and non-graphical elements within an AutoCAD drawing file by embedding those elements into an electronic vault object.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .dwx 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 .dwx 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 dwx file, edit dwx file, convert dwx file, view dwx file, play dwx file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Others dwx file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with dwx file - CADLock locked AutoCAD drawing

Click on the software link for more information about CADVault. CADVault uses dwx file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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