A w file extension is related o the Ashton Tate Applause chart format.
W file extension - Ashton Tate Applause chart
What is w file? How to open w files?
File type specification:
The w file extension is associated with the Applause application developed by Ashton-Tate.
It was a US based software company best known for developing the popular dBASE database application. It was acquired by Borland. Ashton Tate Applause (Draw Applause) is obsolete product.
This w 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.