The XWD file format is used for storing screen captures. This file type is often not compatible with picture programs or devices like smartphones that can store images. If you want to view an XWD screenshot image, you'll usually need to convert it to a more compatible format, such as JPG. The JPG format is standard, and a large number of programs and devices are capable of viewing JPG files.
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Visit a conversion website such as Online-Convert (see Resources). Click the "Choose file" button at the top of the site. Double-click the XWD file, and it will appear next to the button. Click "Convert file," then click the link that appears to download your JPG.
Navigate to ConvertFiles (see Resources). Click "Browse" and double-click the XWD file. The file name will appear next to the button. Select "JPG" for the output format. Click "Convert," then click the link to download your JPG.
Visit CoolUtils (see Resources). Click the "Browse" button under "Upload file to Convert." Select "JPEG" under "Convert To." Click "Download Converted File" to save the JPG.
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