>> A5W file

A5W file format description

Many people share .a5w files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .a5w file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .a5w files.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.a5w - Alpha Five Web Publishing File

The A5W development files are related to Alpha Five. A5W file is an Alpha Five Web Publishing File. Alpha Five is a beginner friendly application development environment.

Alpha Five
Development files
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Alpha Five Web Publishing File related extensions:
Alpha Four Sort List
Alpha Four Field Rules
Alan v3 Source Code
Alan v3 Adventure Code
XLNT Script
JRun Server Application

.a4w - Macromedia Authorware Windows File

The A4W development files are related to Adobe Authorware. 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.

Adobe Authorware
Development files
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a3w, a5w, a6w, a7w
Macromedia Authorware Windows File related extensions:
Adobe AIR Native Extension
ActionScript Object
Flash JavaScript
Adobe Flash ActionScript
Shockwave Flash Template
Shockwave Flash Component File

Naturally, other applications may also use the .a5w file extension. Even harmful programs can create .a5w files. Be especially cautious with .a5w files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .a5w 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.

The .a5w file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

a5d, a5e, arw, atw, aw, aw5

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Answer Wizard Index
Applixware Words Document
Macromedia Authorware Model
MESA Actigraphy Actigraph Database
Macromedia Authorware v5 Packaged Library
Sony RAW Image

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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