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.SHW File Extension

2 file types use the .shw file extension.

File Type 1Corel Presentation

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CategoryData Files

What is an SHW file?

An SHW file is a slide show or presentation created by Corel Presentations, a presentation application for Windows included with the WordPerfect Office suite. It contains slides that may include text, images, and other media.

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Screenshot of a .shw file in Corel Presentations 2020
SHW file open in Corel Presentations 2020

Presentations may be used in home, academic, and business environments to create and present business reviews, quarterly financial reports, academic presentations, marketing plans, vacation photos, and training slides. The application can save presentations in a variety of formats, including the proprietary Corel SHW format, which is the primary file type associated with the application.

You can choose the format you want to save the presentation in by selecting File → Save As..., then select the "File type" dropdown menu. Some formats besides WPD include PowerPoint .PPTX or .PPT, .JPG, .PNG, .BMP, .EMF, and .TGA files.

Common SHW Filenames

SlideShow1.shw - The default name given to a new SHW file by Presentations.

How do I open an SHW file?

You can open SHW files with Corel Presentations in Windows. The application is included with the Corel WordPerfect Office suite, along with the Quattro Pro and WordPerfect programs.

You can also use CorelDRAW Graphics Suite to open SHW files.

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Programs that open SHW files

Updated 11/11/2020

File Type 2MagicQ Show File

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CategoryData Files

.SHW File Association 2

An SHW file is a show created by MagicQ, a presentation program used to configure lights and media playback for concerts. It contains a show, which includes show settings, palettes, cues, patch, and cue stack data.

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The SHW file is the main file type used by MagicQ. The program creates the file when you choose to save your show from the menu in the program or button on the console. The file is compatible with all MagicQ products and can be transferred between MaqicQ consoles and Windows, macOS (OS X), or Linux MagicQ programs. Also, the file is supported by all versions of MagicQ regardless of the version of MagicQ that created the file.

Programs that open SHW files

Updated 2/8/2017

About SHW Files

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