A tfw file extension is related to the MrSID software for encoding of georeferenced raster graphics. A tfw file stores data.

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

empty icon.tfw - ArcView world data

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TFW file extension - MrSID data

What is tfw file? How to open tfw files?

File type specification:

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The tfw file extension was also used in MrSID, a program for encoding of georeferenced raster graphics, such as orthophotos. MrSID was developed primarily for Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

With TFW format, massive image data can be partitioned and displayed as satellite imagery in map software.

This tfw 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: May 10, 2019

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 .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.

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