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DWS file extension

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

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

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

✅ Visual Studio Deployment Wizard Script

Visual Studio Deployment Wizard Script .dws file icon
DWS file is a Visual Studio Deployment Wizard Script.
Category: Development files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DWS aliases:
DWS related links:
DWS related extensions:
Compressed Microsoft Cabinet File

Diamond Directive File

Visual Studio Package and Deployment Wizard Dependency File

Microsoft Cabinet File

Compressed Microsoft JPEG Image

Compressed Microsoft BMP Image

✅ AutoCAD Drawing Standards

AutoCAD Drawing Standards .dws file icon
DWS file is an AutoCAD Drawing Standards. AutoCAD is a computer-aided design (CAD) program used for 2-D and 3-D design and drafting. Drawing standards (DWS) files are used by the CAD Standards and Batch Standards Checkers in addition to storing layer mappings used by the Layer Translator.
Category: Data files
Application: Autodesk AutoCAD
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DWS aliases:
DWS related links:
DWS related extensions:
AutoCAD Standards Check

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

🚫 The .dws file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

cws, das, dds, des, ds, dss, dsw, dw, dwc, dwe, dwq, dwx, dwz, ews, fws

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

MAP Service Document
CADLock Locked AutoCAD Drawing
Crossware Embedded Development Studio Workspace Data
Microsoft Developer Studio Workspace
Worksheet Builder Worksheet
DAZ Studio ASCII Script
ScreenWeaver Project
Amazon Lumberyard DirectDraw Surface Data
Corel DVD MovieFactory Project
OpenVSP v2 VSP Design Document

🔴 Can't open a .dws 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 .dws 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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