An iwc file extension is related to the WaveLet picture image format. An iwc file stores picture image.

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

empty - Installwatch database file

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IWC file extension - WaveLet format image format

What is iwc file? How to open iwc files?

File type specification:

Graphics file type icon Graphics file type

iwc file icon: iwc filetype icon

The iwc file extension is associated with the WaveLet format image format.

Like the traditional JPEG compression, wavelet compression algorithm presents an image as sets of real coefficients. Most of the wavelet coefficients of a typical image are nearly zero, and the image thus is well-approximated with a small number of large wavelet coefficients

The advantage of wavelet compression is that, in contrast to JPEG, wavelet algorithm does not divide image into blocks, but analyzes the whole image. The characteristic of the wavelet compression allows to get higher compression ratio for SOME images

The default software associated to iwc file type:

XnView MP icon

Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet logoXnView MP  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet

A free (for non-commercial purposes) powerful cross-platform media browser, viewer and converter. Compatible with more than 500 formats and also supports export to 70 different file formats. It works on Windows, Linux and macOS (OS X).

Help how to open IWC files:

Use XnView to view content of *.iwc files.

How to convert file with extension IWC:

Use XnView to export *.iwc files to other formats.

Related links:

WaveLet format java applet

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

  • View iwc file

iwc file viewer - programs that view iwc file - WaveLet format image format

Click on the link to get more information about XnView MP for view iwc file action.


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