AWSS file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.awss - Microsoft Works for Mac Spreadsheet

The AWSS document files are related to Microsoft Works. The AWSS file is a Microsoft Works for Mac Spreadsheet. Microsoft Works is an office suite available from Microsoft. Smaller, less expensive with fewer features than the Microsoft Office suite. Some versions of Excel may be able to open this file.

Microsoft Works
Document files
- / -
Microsoft Works for Mac Spreadsheet related extensions:
Microsoft Encarta Yearbook Update
Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 Slideshow
Microsoft Word for Macintosh Document
Microsoft PowerPoint Template
Microsoft Schedule Plus Document
Microsoft Restricted Permission Message

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

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

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

ass, asws, aws, awws, wss

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Advanced SubStation Alpha Subtitle
Worksheet Builder Self-Contained Worksheet
FullProf Average Size Strain Plot Data
Autodesk AutoCAD Workspace Data
Splinter Cell: Blacklist ASS Data
Operation Flashpoint Audio 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

If you find the information on this page useful, please feel free to link to this page.

If you have useful information about the .awss file format, then write to us! >> AWSS file