How to open a file with .ECW extension?

File Type : EclipseCrossword Crossword Puzzle
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

You'll need a new app to open this .ECW file

Searching for the right program to open .ECW files?

"You'll need a new app to open this file" is probably the most common error faced by millions of Windows users every day. This is either because the program required to open a file is not available on your system or there may be other issues.

We recommend that you run a free scan to check for missing drivers.


What is .ECW file extension?

Compressed image created in the Enhanced Compression Wavelet (ECW) format, which was developed by Earth Resource Mapping, but is now owned and maintained by ERDAS; stores an image designed for use with geospatial data. ECW files are commonly used to store aerial and satellite map projection images. They support 1 to 8-bit continuous image data per layer up to 255 bands.
You can see a list of software programs here on easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open ECWfiles:

  • ERDAS ECW JPEG2000 Codec SDK
  • ACD Systems Canvas 15
  • Safe Software FME Desktop
  • ESRI ArcGIS for Desktop
  • TatukGIS Viewer
  • GTRI FalconView
  • IrfanView