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Details of extension .azw3

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .azw3 file?
  • Which program can create the .azw3 file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .azw3 format?
  • What can convert .azw3 files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .azw3 extension?

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

.azw3
Amazon Kindle Format 8 Ebook .azw3 file icon

Amazon Kindle Format 8 Ebook

AZW3 file is an Amazon Kindle Format 8 Ebook. The Kindle Fire introduced the Kindle Format 8 Ebook (KF8). KF8 supports a subset of HTML5 and CSS3 features, while also acting as a container for a backwards-compatible MOBI content document.
Category: Ebook files
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
kf8
Links:
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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
Amazon Kindle eBook

Other types of files may also use the .azw3 file extension. If you have helpful information about .azw3 extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Amazon Kindle eBook
Amazon Kindle Touch Periodical File

The .azw3 filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

azw (8)

Can't open a .azw3 file?

If you want to open a .azw3 file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .azw3 association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.azw3

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

If you don't know how to set the .azw3 file association, check the FAQ.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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