Details of the .ecw file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .ecw file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .ecw file?
- What program do I need to open a .ecw file?
- How can the .ecw file be opened, edited or printed?
- Where can I find the specifications for .ecw?
- Which MIME-type is associated with the .ecw extension?
- How can I convert .ecw files to another format?
- What are other, similar filename extensions to .ecw?
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2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database
Enhanced Compression Wavelet
ECW file is an Enhanced Compression Wavelet data. It is an open standard wavelet compression image format developed by Earth Resource (ER) Mapping. ER Mapper is a geospatial imagery processing application.
EasyCAD for Windows Drawing
ECW file is a EasyCAD for Windows Drawing. EasyCAD is the quick and competent 2d drafting tool, with limited 3d display capabilities.
Other types of files may also use the .ecw file extension.
The following softwares are capable of converting .ecw files to other formats:
For example, using the softwares above, a .ecw file can be converted into one of the following formats:
The .ecw file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
We found the following similar file extensions in our database:
Can't open a .ecw file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
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Windows cannot open this file:
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