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Details of extension .abw

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

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

AbiWord Document .abw file icon

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
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/abiword
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Abs Spreadsheet
Applix Builder Data
Android ADB Backup Archive
Intuit QuickBooks Company File
Analyze AVW Image
SGI Black and White Image
Palm Address Book Archive
AkAbak Abacus Formula Script
Adaptive Multi-Rate WideBand Audio

The .abw filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

abs (45), ab (40), aba (24), qbw (18), avw (16), bw (14), awb (10), abd (8), anw (5), baw (4), aw (3), xbw (1)

Can't open a .abw file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.abw

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.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

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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