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AZW file extension

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

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

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

✅ Amazon Kindle eBook

Amazon Kindle eBook .azw file icon
AZW file is an Amazon Kindle eBook. With the launch of the Kindle eBook reader, Amazon.com created the AZW format. It is based on the Mobipocket standard, with a slightly different serial number scheme.
Category: Ebook files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
AZW aliases:
AZW related links:
AZW related extensions:
Microsoft Reader E-Book Document

TCR E-book

RAR Compressed Comic Book

ZIP Compressed Comic Book

Mobipocket Reader E-Book

TK3 E-Book

TomeRaider 3 E-book

FictionBook 2 E-Book

Open eBook Document

DNAML E-book

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

🚫 The .azw file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

aaw, asw, aw, axw, az, aza, azd, aze, azs, zw

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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Lavasoft Ad-Aware 2007 Configuration
Zooper Widget Template
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ACDSee Slideshow Wizard Project
Free Pascal Archive
Amazon Software Downloader Data
Answer Wizard Index
Amaze Encrypted Data

🔴 Can't open a .azw 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 .azw 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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