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AWK file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.awk - AWK Script

AWK file is an AWK Script. AWK is a programming language that is designed for processing text-based data, either in files or data streams.

.awk file format description:
AWK format
Application:
GAWK
Category:
Development files
Mime-type:
text/plain
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
-
AWK Script related links:
GAWK for Windows
AWK Script related extensions:
.hex
Intel HEX Format Data
.llf
IITM Local Language File
.kci
Visual Studio .NET DB Project Indexing Options
.ohc
Delphi OpenHelp Contents
.mli
OCaml Interface Source
.msha
Microsoft Help Asset.File

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

Can't open a .awk 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:

example.awk

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 .awk file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ak, qwk, awl, ask, xwk, awm, aw

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

.ak
TracerCAD File
.qwk
QWK Offline Mail Packet
.ask
AskSam Database
.ask
Ableton Live Skin
.aw
Answer Wizard Index
.awl
Siemens AWL File

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