File Extension Library

.AWD File Extension

  • Developer by: ASUS
  • Category: Misc Files

What are .AWD files and how to open them?

Can't open .AWD file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .AWD file.

What is a .AWD file extension?

.AWD file extension is created by ASUS. .AWD has been classified as Misc Files.

.AWD is Award BIOS Update File

Updater file used to update or "flash" the BIOS of a Windows PC; typically used for updating ASUS motherboards that use the Award BIOS.

NOTE: In some cases, the AWD file extension may need to be changed to .BIN in order to be loaded by the AWDFLASH program.

File Type 2 Microsoft Fax Document
Developer by: Microsoft Category: Raster Image Files Format: Binary

Fax image, also called an "At Work Document," created by Microsoft Fax software; stores the content of a received fax, including the text and page structure information; can be converted to a .TIF file by executing the program awdvstub.exe, which is located in the i386\win9xmig\fax\ directory on the Windows XP/2000 installer CD.

AWD files may viewed and converted to more common raster image formats using several fax software utilities.

List of all softwares that can open the Microsoft Fax Document
Polybytes PolyView
File Type 3 Artweaver Document
Developer by: Boris Eyrich Category: Raster Image Files

Drawing created with Artweaver, a creative painting program designed to simulate natural brush tools; may include sketches created with several types of brushes and many different colors; supports image transparency, text, and layers.

List of all softwares that can open the Artweaver Document
Boris Eyrich Artweaver
XnViewMP with the AWD plugin

How to fix problems with .AWD files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .AWD files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .AWD file format
  2. You need to check the .AWD file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)