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EWF file extension

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

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

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

EnCase Expert Witness Compression Format Data

EWF file is an EnCase Expert Witness Compression Format Data. EnCase is a family of all-in-one computer forensics suites sold by Guidance Software.
EWF format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: Encase
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
EWF aliases:
EWF related links:
EWF related extensions:
EnCase Image

EnCase v7 Image

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

The .ewf file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ewt, wwf, dwf, wef, rwf, ewc, esf, efw, eef, eaf, wf, swf, fwf, ewd, ewb

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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Gaussian Read-Write File
EWView for DOS Configuration
CA Security Renamed File

Can't open a .ewf 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 .ewf 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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