AWI file format description

Many people often share .awi files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .awi files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .awi files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .awi files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .awi file format.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.awi - AIM Widget Package

The AWI archive files are related to AIM. The AWI file is an AIM Widget Package. AIM (AOL Instant Messenger) was an instant messaging and presence computer program created by AOL. The AIM seems to be no longer supported.

Category:Archive files
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AIM Widget Package related extensions:

  • lrz Long Range Zip Compressed Archive
  • mmip MediaMonkey Installation Package
  • wna Whitenoise Archive
  • ispm Intel Simics Package Manager Data
  • psc Navicat Compressed Backup File
  • pit PackIt Compressed Archive

.awi - Audacity Wave Information Data

The AWI data files are related to Audacity. The AWI file is an Audacity Wave Information Data. Audacity is a free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. It is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems.

Category:Data files
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Audacity Wave Information Data related extensions:

  • au Audacity Audio Data
  • auf Audacity Block Data
  • aup Audacity Project
  • aup3 Audacity v3 Project
  • aup3-shm Audacity v3 Temporary Work Data
  • htb Audacity Help File

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .awi file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .awi extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .awi files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .awi files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .awi 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 an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .awi file

To set the .awi file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set .awi file association. Many applications can open .awi files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .awi file extension is often given incorrectly

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

aai, adi, aei, ai, aiw, asi, aw, awk, awl, wai, wi, wwi, xwi

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .awi filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .awi:

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

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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