AWI file format description

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

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.

Archive files
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AIM Widget Package related extensions:
UltimateZip Compressed Archive
Autodesk AutoCAD Heidi Information File
LPAQ Compressed Archive
Zipped DICOM Image
Uconomix Encryption Engine Encrypted Directory
FotoMagico Slideshow Package

.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.

Data files
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Audacity Wave Information Data related extensions:
Audacity Block Data
Audacity Project
Audacity v3 Project
Audacity v3 Temporary Work Data
Audacity Help File
Audacity File List

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

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 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 .awi file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, 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?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Siemens AWL File
WinWein Interchange Format Data
Answer Wizard Index
Dune HD Image
Applixware Words Document
Warcraft 3 AI 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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