AWX file format description

Many people often share .awx 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 .awx files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .awx files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .awx files.

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.awx - ArcIMS XML Project

The AWX project files are related to Esri ArcIMS. The AWX file is a ArcIMS XML Project. ArcIMS (Arc Internet Map Server) is a Web Map Server produced by Esri accessible through a web browser.

Application:Esri ArcIMS
Category:Project files
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ArcIMS XML Project related extensions:

  • ubot UBot Studio Project
  • mwz MicroWorlds Pro Compressed Project
  • proj Apple Interface Builder Project
  • prmr Adobe Premiere for Mac Project
  • e3w E3.WireWorks Project
  • ml5 Milestones v5 Project

.awx - Microsoft DirectX AWX Data

The AWX development files are related to DirectX SDK. The AWX file is a Microsoft DirectX AWX Data. Microsoft DirectX is a collection of application programming interfaces (APIs) for handling tasks related to multimedia, especially game programming and video.

Application:DirectX SDK
Category:Development files
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Microsoft DirectX AWX Data related extensions:

  • jbc Jam STAPL Byte-Code
  • ctf MATLAB Component Technology File
  • rvt Apache Rivet TCL File
  • cml ProWorx NXT Comment Data
  • dgml Directed Graph Markup Language Document
  • zanebug Zanebug Data

Be careful.

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

Can't open a .awx 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 .awx file

To set the .awx 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 .awx file association. Many applications can open .awx files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .awx 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:

aax, adx, aex, aqx, asx, aw, awa, awc, awd, aws, ax, axw, qwx, wax, wwx

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .awx 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 .awx:

Operating systems

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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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