>> AZW2 file

AZW2 file format description

Many people share .azw2 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .azw2 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .azw2 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.azw2 - Amazon Kindle Active Content App

The AZW2 application files are related to Amazon Kindle (E-book reader device). The AZW2 file is an Amazon Kindle Active Content App. The Amazon Kindle is a series of e-book readers designed and marketed by

Amazon Kindle (E-book reader device)
Application files
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Amazon Kindle Active Content App related extensions:
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Autodesk AutoCAD Runtime Extension
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .azw2 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .azw2 files. Be especially cautious with .azw2 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .azw2 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 .azw2 file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

azw, zw2

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Amazon Kindle eBook
EPLAN Project Backup

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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