File Extension Library


.AWX File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft Corporation
  • Category: Various data Files

What is an .AWX file?

.AWX file extension is created by Microsoft Corporation. .AWX has been classified as Various data Files.

.AWX is Microsoft DirectX data

The awx file extension is related to Microsoft DirectX, a collection of application programming interfaces for Microsoft Windows operating system.

The awx file and was used for some files since version 8.1.

.AWX file format is deprecated and this file format is no longer supported.

Currently, .AWX file type is not actively used and is obsolete. This usually happens with system files in older operating systems, files from long-discontinued software, or with previous versions of some file types (documents, projects, images, etc.) that were replaced in later versions of the original programs.


How to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .awx file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to Open .AWX file on different platforms

Open .AWX File on Windows

  • Right-click a .AWX
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .AWX file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .AWX files" Press "Ok"

Open .AWX File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .AWX file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .AWX File on Linux

Right click on the .AWX file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .AWX File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .AWX file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .AWX File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .AWX files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .AWX files

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