File Extension Library


.FWKEY File Extension

  • Developer by: Samuel Green
  • Category: Various data Files

What is an .FWKEY file?

.FWKEY file extension is created by Samuel Green. .FWKEY has been classified as Various data Files.

.FWKEY is FlexiWrite document lock

File extension fwkey is mainly related to FlexiWrite, the world's first word processor designed for the shape and functionality of the computer monitor, instead of being designed around the shape of a sheet of paper.

A .fwkey file acts as a lock (made read-only) for document. It can be used to unlock the document back.


How to open:

Most likely cannot be opened, but just used to unlock previously locked document.

How to convert:

Conversio of fwkey files to any other format is unlikey.

How to Open .FWKEY file on different platforms

Open .FWKEY File on Windows

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

Open .FWKEY File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .FWKEY 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 .FWKEY File on Linux

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

Open .FWKEY File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .FWKEY 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 .FWKEY 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 .FWKEY files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .FWKEY files

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