File Extension SVW

  • Full name
    SpecView Format
  • Developer
    Ohio State University
  • Popularity
Have you encountered a problem with a SVW file? Don’t you know which program opens a file with this extension? You will find all the information you need about working with a SVW file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your SVW file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.

Programs which can open a SVW file

How to open file with SVW extension?

In order to open a file with SVW extension one of the following programs must be installed on user’s system. If a problem with opening SVW file occurred, it is highly possible that none of the listed programs is present on user’s system. Even if one or more said programs are installed, there may be issues related with given programs. In order to solve a problem with SVW files, follow the instructions below.
Install SpecView or other program from the list

Most often resolving problems with opening SVW files is very simple. Just install an appropriate program that supports such files. All of the listed programs support SVW files, but may vary in offered function and purpose. Some programs may be capable only of viewing contents of SVW files or offer file conversion options, but may not be capable of editing such files.

Set SpecView as the default program for opening SVW files

It is possible that although a compatible program has been installed on user’s system, it is not used by the system to open it. This may happen because no default application was associated with this type of files. To associate SVW files with given application, select "Open with" from drop-down menu (accessed by right-clicking on the file). Then select from the list the program or application you want to be used to open this type of file. If the SpecView applications is not on the list, select "Browse" option in order to manually locate the directory where SpecView has been installed.


Check the section that lists most common problems with SVW files

Sometimes problems with opening SVW files may not lie with the application itself, but can arise due to other causes, such as:

  • File data is corrupted
  • SVW files has been not been completely download from the internet (only a part of the data has been downloaded)
  • Currently used user account hasn’t been granted necessary privileges to open SVW files (should that be the case, please contact your system administrator or IT specialist)
  • SVW file was being copied from a corrupted storage device and is incomplete or data is corrupted. (Copying files from unknown or untrusted sources should be conducted with great care as such files may contain malicious software, which can damage your system)

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