EWW File Extension

EWW file icon
ER Mapper World Data
  • Developer
    ERDAS, Inc.
  • Popularity
    4 (2 votes)

What is EWW file?

EWW is a file extension commonly associated with ER Mapper World Data files. ER Mapper World Data specification was created by ERDAS, Inc.. Files with EWW extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. EWW file belongs to the GPS&GIS Files category just like 109 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports EWW files is ERDAS ER Mapper. Software named ERDAS ER Mapper was created by ERDAS, Inc.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and EWW files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support EWW file extension

Programs that can handle EWW files are as follows. Files with EWW suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support EWW file

How to open file with EWW extension?

Problems with accessing EWW may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to ER Mapper World Data files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with EWW files.

Step 1. Install ERDAS ER Mapper software

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports EWW files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download ERDAS ER Mapper and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support EWW files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading ERDAS ER Mapper installed is by going to developer’s website (ERDAS, Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of ERDAS ER Mapper and update if needed

If you already have ERDAS ER Mapper installed on your systems and EWW files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of ERDAS ER Mapper installed, it may not support EWW format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using ERDAS ER Mapper.

Step 3. Set the default application to open EWW files to ERDAS ER Mapper

After installing ERDAS ER Mapper (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open EWW files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the EWW file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where ERDAS ER Mapper is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open EWW files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with EWW extension, select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with EWW extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the EWW file is complete and free of errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the EWW file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. The EWW may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the EWW file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the EWW file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Verify that the EWW file’s structure is intact

If you obtained the problematic EWW file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with EWW extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the ER Mapper World Data file.

4. Check whether your system can handle ERDAS ER Mapper

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with EWW extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with ER Mapper World Data file. It may be the case that the EWW files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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