The file stores slides with presentations and slide shows filled with graphics, audio, video, and textual information. The format is identical to the PPT file, except for the editing feature, and is a bit smaller. Can be opened only in preview mode and prevents other users from changing the structure and content of the presentation.
This format is used to store background images in uncompressed form in the X Windows System user interface for remote server maintenance. It stores a 'dump' or screenshot of the window or background of the client program. It may include different colors depending on the capabilities of the graphics card that is used to create the XWD file.