How to open SWB file extension?

The author of advice: Mr Brankiewicz

SWB files are incessantly popular. However, a file name containing SWB file extension is problematic for some of the users. They have problems with correct opening of a file with SWB extension. However, it should be remembered that SWB file extension can match one or more types of files. The most popular is Adobe Photoshop but if there are others, you will find information concerning them below.

So, it is worth looking close at the problem concerning SWB files and search for its solution.

A list of programs supporting files types with SWB extension can be found below. Applications are sorted according to appropriate operational systems and their popularity.

  • Adobe Photoshop

    .swb file extension

    Category: Various Files

    OS Software
    Windows Adobe Photoshop Adobe Photoshop
  • SolidWorks Macro

    .swb file extension

    Category: Configuration Files

    OS Software
    Windows SolidWorks SolidWorks
  • Adobe PageMaker Colorsync Component

    .swb file extension

    Category: Various Files

    OS Software
    Windows Adobe Pagemaker Adobe Pagemaker
  • IBM Sametime Whiteboard

    .swb file extension

    Category: Various Files

    OS Software
    Windows Lotus Notes Lotus Notes

How to check if a file we want to open is not infected by malware or viruses?

  • Download Malware/viruses removal tool from SWB files in the Windows system.
  • Click “Start scanning” and wait until the programme performs the scanning process on your computer.

What are the reasons of errors concerning SWB extension of files?

The problem that often causes damage concerning SWB extension are Windows system registry errors. That is why, in the first place it is recommended to:

  • Scan computer in order to identify, repair and open the SWB file
  • Check system registry from the angle of hidden errors
  • Repair file’s associations with programs in the system registry

If you are not sure if the above problems concern you, you should consider other frequent irregularities:

  • You do not have an appropriate application installed that supports SWB file extension
  • SWB file is corrupted
  • The application’s version necessary to open the file is not correct
  • The file is not assigned to an appropriate program

Solving problems with SWB files


If SWB file does not open, firstly, it is worth using files associations built in the Windows system with application that can support them. In order to do it, you should double-click a SWB file icon. A list of programs that probably support such a file will appear. It is enough to choose one of them so that Windows would open a given extension with it. Incorrect file’s association will result in Windows trying to open SWB file with a wrong program all the time even if there is an appropriate application supporting this format on a drive. In this case, it is necessary to perform the above mentioned registry scanning and associations’ repair.

If associations are correct and Windows still cannot open the file, most probably the computer does not have appropriate software supporting files with name containing SWB in their extension. The solution to this problem is very simple. You should buy or download a free (if they exist) application that will allow you to open, browse and edit SWB format. It is no risk because many paid programs have free test versions enabling to check their functionality.

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