AW5 file format description

Many people share .aw5 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .aw5 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .aw5 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.aw5 - MESA Actigraphy Actigraph Database

The AW5 data files are related to MESA Actigraphy. The AW5 file is a MESA Actigraphy Actigraph Database. The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) is a medical research study involving more than 6,000 men and women from six communities in the United States.

MESA Actigraphy
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .aw5 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .aw5 files. Be especially cautious with .aw5 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .aw5 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 .aw5 file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

a5w, as5, aw, awr, awt, qw5, zw5

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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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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