HWP file format description
Many people share .hwp files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .hwp file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .hwp files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.hwp - Hangul Word Processor Document
The HWP document files are related to Hangul Word Processor. HWP file is a Hangul Word Processor Document. Hangul Word Processor (HWP) is a proprietary word processing application published by the South Korean company Haansoft Corporation. It is used extensively in South Korea, especially by the government.
- Hangul Word Processor
- Document files
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- Hangul Word Processor Document related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .hwp file extension. Even harmful programs can create .hwp files. Be especially cautious with .hwp files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .hwp 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .hwp file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
hwl, hsp, hep, bwp, twp, mwp, hpw, hdp, gwp, wp, nwp, jwp, hw, hqp, hap
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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