A jw file extension is related to the Microsoft WordPad, a word processing tool installed in early versions of Microsoft Windows.

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

jw icon.jw - Q&A Write for Microsoft Windows data

empty icon.jw - Jigsaw terminal data

empty icon.jw - JustWrite document

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JW file extension - Microsoft WordPad document

What is jw file? How to open jw files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

jw file icon: jw filetype icon

The jw file extension is related to some very old versions of Microsoft WordPad, a simple word processor integrated in early versions of Microsoft Windows operating system.

The jw file is the default document format of old WordPad.

Also used by Microsoft Works 3 and 4 and old program called JustWrite.

This jw 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 open jw file:

Microsoft WordPad icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft WordPad  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

The original text editor distributed in various versions of Microsoft Windows operating system. The modern version can open and edit DOCX, ODT, TXT and RTF documents. Older versions could also work with DOC files.

Help how to open:

Use Microsoft WordPad to open *.jw files.

How to convert:

Use compatible tools to export *.jw files to other formats.

Find conversions from jw file:

jw to doc

jw to docx

jw to dot

Find converter to jw file type:

wdb to jw

List of software applications associated to the .jw 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 jw file, edit jw file, convert jw file, view jw file, play jw file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org'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 jw files.

Software that open jw file - Microsoft WordPad document

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with jw file by default:
Microsoft WordPad small icon Microsoft WordPad
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Works small icon Microsoft Works

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