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

empty icon.pwl - Microsoft Windows password data

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PWL file extension - Adobe Illustrator portfolio wall file

What is pwl file? How to open pwl files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

pwl file icon: pwl filetype icon

The PWL file extension is associated with the Adobe Illustrator vector graphics editor for Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS X systems. The .pwl file stores portfolio wall data used for internal purposes of Illustrator.

The default software associated to open pwl file:

Adobe Illustrator icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Illustrator  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Illustrator is a vector graphics editor and part of some editions of Adobe Creative Suite and Cloud. It is a direct competitor to programs like CorelDraw. Illustrator allows users  to create sophisticated artwork for virtually any medium.

The latest version, Illustrator CC is available through the new Adobe Creative Cloud suite. The previous version was Illustrator CS6.

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 .pwl 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 .pwl 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 pwl file, edit pwl file, convert pwl file, view pwl file, play pwl file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with pwl file - Adobe Illustrator portfolio wall file

Click on the software link for more information about Adobe Illustrator. Adobe Illustrator uses pwl 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.).

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with pwl file by default:
Adobe Illustrator small icon Adobe Illustrator
Other suggested software:
Adobe Creative Suite small icon Adobe Creative Suite

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