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Details of extension .azw

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Amazon Kindle eBook

The AZW file is an Amazon Kindle eBook. With the launch of the Kindle eBook reader, created the AZW format. It is based on the Mobipocket standard, with a slightly different serial number scheme.
Category: Ebook files
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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
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FictionBook 2 E-Book
Open eBook Document

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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The .azw filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

zw (1), aze (1), aza (1), axw (1), asw (1), azs (1), azd (1), az (1), aw (1), aaw (1)

Can't open a .azw file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.azw

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 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android