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

lw file icon.lw - Line Work TIFF bitmap file

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LW file extension - LightWave 3D binary file

What is lw file? How to open lw files?

File type specification:

Binary file type icon Binary file type

The LW file extension is associated with LightWave 3D a 3D modeling and rendering software for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Amiga computers. The .lw file stores various data used for internal purposes of the LightWave.

The default software associated to lw file type:

LightWave 3D icon

NewTek, Inc. logo LightWave 3D  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  NewTek, Inc.

LightWave 3D is a 3D computer graphics editor used to produce 3D rendering images. LightWave contains advanced features as realistic reflection and refraction, radiosity, and caustics.

Help how to open LW files:

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 file with extension LW:

As far as we know, this .lw 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 .lw file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open lw file, edit lw file, convert lw file, view lw file, play lw file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with lw file - LightWave 3D binary file

Click on the software link for more information about LightWave 3D. LightWave 3D uses lw 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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