A4W file format description
Many people share .a4w files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .a4w file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .a4w files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.a4w - Macromedia Authorware Windows File
A4W file is a Macromedia Authorware Windows file. Authorware is a visual authoring tool for creating rich-media e-learning applications for delivery on corporate networks, CD/DVD, and the Web. A4P is a packaged file without runtime.
- .a4w file format description:
- A4W format description not yet available
- Adobe Authorware
- Development files
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- a3w, a5w, a6w, a7w
- Macromedia Authorware Windows File related links:
- Macromedia Authorware Windows File related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .a4w file extension. Even harmful programs can create .a4w files. Be especially cautious with .a4w files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .a4w 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 can't open this file:
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 one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .a4w file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
a4e, atw, aw
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Adobe Authorware External Library
- AnyTime Organizer Deluxe Document
- Answer Wizard Index
- Sony RAW Image
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