Convert a CWK file

Posted on 2004-11-14
Last Modified: 2011-08-18
I have windows xp and have been emailed a .CWK file which i know is a claris works file extension, none of my programs open it as it is a mac format file.  Is there any free conversion tools i have seen some but they all cost in excess of $30 which would be a waste as i only need this one file converted.
Question by:harrysturgess
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    It looks like this shareware program will do what you want it to do:
    icWord 3.0

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    Thanks for the suggestion lee but this only converts word documents the file i'm trying to convert is a picture file.  Plus the download extracts as a sit file and i do not know how to run this file type

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    ok ive just had a little look, and apparently:

    .cwk will basically only open in Appleworks for Windows

    which seems a bit odd becuase i thought appleworks was similar to excel? (as in spreadsheets)

    what i was originally trying to find was a program called aportis doc converter i think thats the program which will convert anything into .pdf which will allow all content, pictures spreadsheets, word docs all into one. ill keep looking at post if i find anything.

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    i ended up just finding a mac and emailing it to the mac and converting it to a jpeg, but i will leave the question open as i am interested in this program your talking about zed incase this happens agains as it took me a long time to find someone with a mac it would be alot quicker to use something like the program you describe
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    By putting "aportis doc converter" in a google search, I found a few sites mentioning this program, and finally, there was a link to, but when you go there you find a page saying that the aportis web page is for sale...

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    ok so far ive found this little program:

    this is to be used on the mac pc to convert over to a pc system. still looking for a program which can be run on a pc.

    similar program: from mac to pc using the mac

    this program allows you to read mac disks on a pc (altho if your emailing this wont help, it may help others who read this)

    alas, the last place i look, right here!!!!

    i found the above link in an ee question which can be found here:

    hope the above helps

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