Files with tfw extension can be found as GIS world files from ESRI ArcView.

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

tfw file icon.tfw - MrSID file

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Software that works with tfw file extension

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TFW file extension - ArcView world data

What is tfw file? How to open tfw files?

The tfw file extension is related to ESRI ArcView GIS software.

The tfw file contains world data for a tif image. These world files must be in ASCII text format and stored in the same directory or folder as the image file.

The default software associated to tfw file type:

ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView) icon

Esri logo ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView)  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Esri

ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (formerly known as ArcView) is GIS (geographic information system) application used to visualizing, managing, creating, and analyzing geographic data.

ArcGIS for Desktop Basic is a part of the ArcGIS Desktop. ArcGIS for Desktop Basic supports creation of interactive maps, spatial analysis, GIS deployment, map viewing and navigation, map printing etc.

Help how to open TFW files:

Use ArcView to view content of *.tfw files.

How to convert file with extension TFW:

As far as we know, this .tfw 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 .tfw 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 tfw file, edit tfw file, convert tfw file, view tfw file, play tfw file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
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 of the tfw files.

  • Open tfw file
  • View tfw file

Software that open tfw file - ArcView world data

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open tfw file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with tfw file by default:
ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView) small icon ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView)
Other suggested software:
Global Mapper

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