Brief Description of the .drw File Extension

The .drw file extension is associated with drawing files. Various drawing software use the .drw file format.

The .drw files store data in a vector image format. In Vector image format, instead of dots, lines are used to represent the image.

Names of the programs that can open drawing (.drw) files

If you use Windows, you can open .drw files using any of the following programs:

  • Micrografx Designer
  • Microsoft Picture It!
  • ACD Systems Canvas 11
  • CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5
  • Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3

If you use a Mac OS, you can open .drw files using the following program:

  • Apple AppleWorks

How to convert a .drw file to other file formats

Micrografx Designer is one program that allows users to easily open and convert .drw files to other file formats.

If you use Micrografx Designer, then you can perform the following steps to convert a .drw file:

  1. Open Micrografx Designer.
  2. Click the File menu and then click Open.
  3. Locate and open your .drw file.
  4. Click the File menu.
  5. Click Save As.
  6. Choose the file format in which you want to save your .drw file, and then click the Save button.

I’m unable to open a .drw file. What should I do?

If you are not able to open a .drw file with the programs installed on your Windows computer, then you may open the .drw file with FileCure, which is a file opener tool that not only allows users to open any kind of file format, but also helps fixing file extension errors.