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ABW file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .abw file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .abw file?
  • What program do I need to open a .abw file?
  • How can the .abw file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .abw files to another format?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ AbiWord Document

ABW file is an AbiWord Document. AbiWord is a free word processor licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL).
Category: Document files
Application: AbiWord
Mime-type: application/abiword
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
ABW aliases:
ABW related links:
ABW related extensions:
ClarisWorks Document

Data Interchange Format

Microsoft Word Document

Lotus Word Pro Document

Microsoft Word for Macintosh Document

Portable Document Format

Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation

Revisable-Form Text

Rich Text Format Document

Ami Pro Document

Other types of files may also use the .abw file extension.

🚫 The .abw file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ab, aba, abd, abe, abq, abs, afw, agw, anw, avw, aw, awb, baw, bw, qbw

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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Abaqus/Explicit State Data
SUP Hybrid Web Container Workflow
Android ADB Backup Archive

🔴 Can't open a .abw file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .abw file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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