ASWS file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.asws - Avast Skin

The ASWS data files are related to Avast. The ASWS file is an Avast Skin. Avast! is an antivirus computer program available to Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux users.

Data files
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Avast Skin related extensions:
Avast Compressed Skin
Avast Antivirus Configuration Data
Avast Antivirus License Data
Avast Antivirus Sound Package
Avast Antivirus Theme Data
Avast Antivirus Setup/Update Package

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

Can't open a .asws 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 .asws file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

asas, ass, asw, aws, awss, awws, sws

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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Spanish Whiz Sound Data

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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