An mcw file extension is related to the MacWrite II software for Apple Macintosh computers. An mcw file stores text document.

There are 4 other file types using
the MCW file extension!

mcw icon.mcw - Microsoft Word for Mac document

empty icon.mcw - MPLAB IDE workspace

empty icon.mcw - Monitor Calibration Wizard settings

empty icon.mcw - Macaw project

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MCW file - MacWrite II text document

What is mcw file? How to open mcw files?

File type specification:

Text file type icon Text file type

mcw file icon: mcw filetype icon

The mcw file extension is associated with MacWrite II and used for its text document files. MacWrite was a word processor application released along with the first Apple Macintosh systems in 1984.

It was the first such program that was widely available to the public to offer WYSIWYG operation, with multiple fonts and styles. Together with MacPaint, it was one of the two original "killer applications" that propelled the adoption and popularity of the GUI in general, and the Mac in particular.

This mcw 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.

Updated: September 4, 2018

Help how to open:

Use MacWrite II to open *.mcw files.

How to convert:

Probably can be converted to other formats.

Find conversions from mcw file:

mcw to doc

mcw to pdf

mcw to txt

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

  • Import mcw file

Software that import mcw file - MacWrite II text document

Programs supporting the exension mcw on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about ABC Amber Text Converter for import mcw file action.

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