The File Extensions Database

.AW File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .AW file?

.AW is Answer Wizard File

File created by Answer Wizard Builder, a program used for creating help topic add-ons to Microsoft Office programs; contains an index, keywords, and related help topics; used to browse and locate a help topic associated with a search term or question.

Programs that open Answer Wizard File
Microsoft Word 2016
Microsoft Excel 2016
Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
Microsoft Access 2016
Microsoft Project 2016

How to solve problems with AW files

  • Associate the AW file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any AW file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.AW files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the AW 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 .AW is Answer Wizard File. Because only the current version supports the latest AW file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Microsoft manufacturer website after an available .AW is Answer Wizard File update.
  • To make sure that your AW file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.