An sdw file extension is associated with the Visual SourceSafe and used for its data files.

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

sdw icon.sdw - text document [common]

empty icon.sdw - MrSID header file (ESRI picture image)

empty icon.sdw - Lotus WordPro drawing

sdw icon.sdw - Signed dwords (32-bit) data

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SDW file extension - SourceSafe data

What is sdw file? How to open sdw files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The sdw file extension is related to the SourceSafe, a version control system in Microsoft Visual Studio. SourceSafe was originally created by a company called One Tree Software.

SourceSafe SDW files was found in Shadow Directory.

The default software associated to open sdw file:

Visual SourceSafe picture or screenshot

Microsoft Corporation logoVisual SourceSafe  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe is source control software developed by Microsoft. SourceSafe creates a virtual library of computer files with restrictions to access and edit by users. It is useful for small software development projects.

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 .sdw 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 software applications associated to the .sdw 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 sdw file, edit sdw file, convert sdw file, view sdw file, play sdw file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in'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 sdw files.

Programs that can create sdw file - SourceSafe data

Programs supporting the exension sdw on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Visual SourceSafe for create sdw file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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