How to open file with AZW extension?

AZW file description

The file of the type .azw extension refers to the Amazon Kindle Ebook files. These are the digital files that store the online versions of many of the popular paperback books. These files are supported only by the Genuine Amazon Kindle devices and cannot be used on other tablets. These files can be accessed on other devices by Kindle apps for other OS.

The structure of the AZW file has the Amazon DRM protection which prevents the piracy and misuse of these files. There are more and more developments coming from Amazon developers which allow cross platform reading and editing for the Kindle ebook files.

Basic information about AZW file

File AZW is one of the files of the eBook Files category. Its full name is Amazon Kindle eBook File . File format AZW was created by Amazon. If you arrived here, you are probably looking for programs that will help you support this particular file extension. In the further part of this page you will find a list of programs that support file AZW sorted by operating systems. If our database contains information about converting a AZW file, you will definitely find it here.
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Programs that support AZW file

Programs for Windows system
Programs for Mac OS system
Programs for Linux system
Programs for Android system
Programs for iOS system
Conversion of a AZW file
When you install one of the applications from the list of programs that you found here, you should be able to open or edit the file with the AZW extension without any issue. However, if you still have problems with this, you may use the option of AZW file conversion to a different format.
File Conversions from AZW extension to a different format :
azw to pdf, azw to mobi,
File conversions from other format to AZW file:
azw3 to azw, epub to azw, pdf to azw,
We hope we helped you solve the problem with the AZW file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.
What else may cause problems?
There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the AZW file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).
First - the AZW file may be incorrectly linked (associated) with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this link by yourself. To do this, right-click on the AZW file # that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the AZW file should be solved forever.
Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the AZW file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).
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