AVW file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.avw - Analyze AVW Image

The AVW graphic files are related to Analyze. The AVW file is a Analyze AVW Image. Analyze is an image processing program, written by The Biomedical Imaging Resource at the Mayo Foundation. The Analyze seems to be no longer supported.

Graphic files
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Analyze AVW Image related extensions:
Atari 8-bit InterPainter Image
Magentic Wallpaper
Optigraphics Image
Zoner Zebra Metafile
SavySoda Avatar File
Egg Paint Image

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

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

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

abw, acw, adw, afw, agw, av, ava, avd, ave, avs, aw, awv, qvw, vw, wvw

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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