How to open a file with .XLW extension?

File Type : Excel Workspace (Microsoft Corporation)
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

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What is .XLW file extension?

Workspace file saved by Microsoft Excel, a program used to create spreadsheets; contains the screen locations of one or more workbooks, as well as references to the workbook files; used to restore the layout when working simultaneously on multiple workbooks. When XLW files are opened, Excel restores the workbooks back to their saved locations on the screen. NOTE: XLW files do not include workbook data files. They only store the layout of the workbooks on the screen. You must have all workbook files available to reopen an XLW file properly.
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 XLWfiles:

  • Microsoft Excel 2013
  • Microsoft Excel 2011