RWSW File Extension

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RapidWeaver Site Format
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    Realmac Software
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What is RWSW file?

RWSW is a file extension commonly associated with RapidWeaver Site Format files. RapidWeaver Site Format format was developed by Realmac Software. RWSW file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Mac OS system platform. RWSW file format, along with 303 other file formats, belongs to the Web Files category. The most popular software that supports RWSW files is RapidWeaver. RapidWeaver software was developed by Realmac Software Limited, and on its official website you may find more information about RWSW files or the RapidWeaver software program.

Programs which support RWSW file extension

Programs that can handle RWSW files are as follows. RWSW files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support RWSW file

How to open file with RWSW extension?

Being unable to open files with RWSW extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to RapidWeaver Site Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install RapidWeaver

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports RWSW files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download RapidWeaver and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support RWSW files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download RapidWeaver installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Realmac Software Limited website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update RapidWeaver to the latest version

You still cannot access RWSW files although RapidWeaver is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of RapidWeaver installed, it may not support RWSW 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 RapidWeaver.

Step 3. Associate RapidWeaver Site Format files with RapidWeaver

If you have the latest version of RapidWeaver installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage RWSW on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the RWSW with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the 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 RapidWeaver is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open RWSW files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the RWSW file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select RapidWeaver and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with RWSW extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the RWSW for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the RWSW file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Check the RWSW file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the RWSW is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the RWSW file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. RWSW file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

If you obtained the problematic RWSW file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. It could happen the the download process of file with RWSW extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle RapidWeaver

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

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

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

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