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DAW file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .daw file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .daw file?
  • What program do I need to open a .daw file?
  • How can the .daw file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .daw files to another format?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ Cubase Recording

DAW file is a Cubase Recording. Steinberg Cubase is a professional level tool for every task in music composition and production.
DAW format description not yet available
Category: Audio files
Application: Steinberg Cubase
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DAW aliases:
DAW related links:
DAW related extensions:
Cubase VST Preset File

Cubase VST Plugin

Other types of files may also use the .daw file extension.

🚫 The .daw file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

adw, aw, caw, da, daa, dad, dae, daq, das, dqw, dw, dwa, dxw, raw, saw

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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🔴 Can't open a .daw 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:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .daw file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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