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Details of the .epw file extension

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

  • What is the .epw file?
  • What program do I need to open a .epw file?
  • How can the .epw file be opened, edited or printed?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .epw?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .epw extension?
  • How can I convert .epw files to another format?
  • What are other, similar filename extensions to .epw?

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

.epw file extension details

EnergyPlus Weather Data

EnergyPlus Weather Data .epw file icon
EPW file is an EnergyPlus Weather Data. EnergyPlus is a whole building energy simulation program that engineers, architects, and researchers use to model energy and water use in buildings.
Category: Data files
Application: EnergyPlus
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
EPW aliases:
EPW related links:
EPW related extensions:
EnergyPlus Simulation Output

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

.epw file extension error

The .epw file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

eps, pw, ep, fpw, epa, epd, spw, pew, wpw, ewp

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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Visitor Project File
SigmaPlot Worksheet
open .epw file

Can't open a .epw 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 .epw file association, check the FAQ.

.epw file extension

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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