The File Extensions Database


.AFW File Extension

  • Developer by: iGrafx, LCC.
  • Category: Settings, options, themes or skins Files

What is an .AFW file?

.AFW is Micrografx FlowCharter work area data

The afw file extension is associated with Micrografx FlowCharter. FlowCharter is analysis and modelling tool to help organizations understand and improve business processes. Micrografx was acquired by Corel and the product renamed to iGrafx FlowCharter.

The afw files contain application settings about work area used by FlowCharter.


How to open:

Use FlowCharter to work with *.afw files.

How to convert:

Compatible tools may be able to export *.afw files to other formats.

How to solve problems with AFW files

  • Associate the AFW file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any AFW file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.AFW files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the AFW file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .AFW is Micrografx FlowCharter work area data. Because only the current version supports the latest AFW file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the iGrafx, LCC. manufacturer website after an available .AFW is Micrografx FlowCharter work area data update.
  • To make sure that your AFW file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.