AHK file format description
Many people share .ahk files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .ahk file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .ahk files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.ahk - AutoHotkey Script
AHK file is an AutoHotkey Script. AutoHotkey is a free, open-source macro-creation and automation software utility that allows users to automate repetitive tasks in Microsoft Windows.
- .ahk file format description:
- AHK format
- Data files
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- AutoHotkey Script related links:
- AutoHotkey Script related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .ahk file extension. Even harmful programs can create .ahk files. Be especially cautious with .ahk files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .ahk 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 .ahk file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
abk, hk, atk, ak, ahm, ah, hak, amk, ahu, ahl
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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