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AWI file format description

AWI file format

We made this page to help you understand how to work with AWI files. Here, you can find info on software that can handle these files. It includes simple programs for opening and converting them.

Learn about the AWI file and its functions here!

We also explain how to convert them into other types. It's simple and hassle-free. For opening or changing AWI files, this page offers all the tools you need.

#1 AIM Widget Package

The AWI file is categorized under Archive. It is associated with AIM, serving as an AIM Widget Package. AIM (AOL Instant Messenger) was an instant messaging and presence computer program created by AOL. It seems that AIM is no longer supported by the maker.

Application:AIM
Category:Archive files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:-

AIM Widget Package related extensions

  • lrz Long Range Zip Compressed Archive
  • mmip MediaMonkey Installation Package
  • wna Whitenoise Archive
  • ispm Intel Simics Package Manager Data

#2 Audacity Wave Information Data

The AWI file is categorized under Data. It is associated with Audacity, serving as 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. Visit the website of Audacity for a detailed description of the AWI format.

Application:Audacity
Category:Data files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:-

Audacity Wave Information Data related extensions

  • au Audacity Audio Data
  • auf Audacity Block Data
  • aup Audacity Project
  • aup3 Audacity v3 Project

Did someone accidentally misspell the AWI filename?

The AWI filename extension may be misspelled. We compiled a list of similar file extensions to help you find errors.

Filename extensions similar to AWI:

Windows can't open your AWI file?

When you try to open a file by double-clicking it, Windows looks at the file's name to figure out what to do. If Windows doesn't know the file type, it'll ask you to choose 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. In the Default apps section, you will find various categories. They include Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate. For example, choose 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 app you want is not listed, click on More apps to see more options. Or, click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps.
  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 apps can open files. They don't need a specific file association to be set.

Handle AWI files with care

Exercise caution when handling AWI files from unknown sources. Files from certain sources can threaten your computer's security. They might contain malware, viruses, or harmful software. To minimize risks, avoid downloading or opening unfamiliar AWI files. Use trusted antivirus software to scan files from unknown sources before opening.

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