AWZIP file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.awzip - ActiveWords Compressed Solution Data

The AWZIP data files are related to ActiveWords. The AWZIP file is an ActiveWords Compressed Solution Data. ActiveWords is a Windows utility which allows the user to assign custom, system-wide shortcuts to any application, folder, file or URL.

Data files
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ActiveWords Compressed Solution Data related extensions:
ActiveWords Archive
ActiveWords WordBase Data
ActiveWords Productivity Log
ActiveWords System Data
ActiveWords Shortcut

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

Can't open a .awzip 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.

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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