.W File Extension

There are 2 file types use the .W file extension:

  1. OpenEdge Architect Source Code File
  2. Google Toolbar Search History File

1. OpenEdge Architect Source Code File

OpenEdge Architect Source Code File

Source code file used by OpenEdge Architect, an IDE used to develop software programs; contains program code, procedures, and forms that are used to compile an application; can be opened and edited in the AppBuilder perspective.

Software's name License Platforms
Progress OpenEdge Architect Progress OpenEdge Architect Windows

Updated: February 4, 2010

2. Google Toolbar Search History File

Google Toolbar Search History File
  • Developer Google
  • Popularity
    2.5 (4 votes)
  • Category Misc Files
  • Format Text

File created by the Google Toolbar, a Web browser addon that uses Google Web search; saves a list of historical searches performed with Google Toolbar; sometimes used in forensics when figuring out what the user was last searching for on the Web.

W files are saved to the following directory after you've installed Google Toolbar:

C:\Users\[user]\AppData\Roaming\Google\Local Search History\

NOTE: Google Toolbar is not available for Chrome, since Chrome already uses Google by default for Web searches. Additionally, Google Toolbar for Firefox has been discontinued.

Software's name License Platforms
Microsoft Internet Explorer Microsoft Internet Explorer Freeware MacWindows

Updated: November 13, 2012

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