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MKW file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.mkw - MKW Compressed Audio

The MKW audio files are related to mkwACT. MKW file is an MKW Compressed Audio. The mkw Audio Compression Tool (mkwACT) is a free Windows program created for the easy and convenient conversion of WAV audio files to and from various lossless and lossy compressed formats, by Michael K. Weise. The mkwACT seems to be no longer supported.

Audio files
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MKW Compressed Audio related extensions:
Broadcast Wave Format Audio
DTS-HD Master Audio Suite Data
Dead Space Game Audio Data
ADX Encoded Audio
Cenix True Speech HQ Audio

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

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

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

mw, kkw, mmw, mks, mkd, mk, mwk, mow, mlw, mke, mka

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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

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