File Extension Library

.HWP File Extension

  • Category: Text Files
  • Format: Text

What are .HWP files and how to open them?

Can't open .HWP 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 .HWP file.

What is a .HWP file extension?

.HWP file extension has been classified as Text Files. The format of .HWP file is Text

.HWP is Hangul (Korean) Text Document

Word processor file written in Hangul, a Korean language; can be opened with a text editor, but may require an Asian font pack to be installed in order to view the contents correctly.

File Type 2 Hanword Document
Developer by: Hancom Category: Text Files Format: Binary

An HWP file is a document created by Hanword (formerly Hangul Word Processor), a Korean word processing application. It contains document formatting, graphics, and text. HWP files are used specifically for saving documents written in Hangul, which is the native alphabet of the Korean language.

You can use Planamesa NeoOffice and IMSI TurboPDF to open HWP files. You can also convert HWP files to .DOCX files using Hanword HWP document converter for Microsoft Word 2016. This tool is available to download for free from Microsoft.

List of all softwares that can open the Hanword Document
Hanword HWP document converter for Microsoft Word 2016
Planamesa NeoOffice
Hancom ThinkfreeOffice Viewer

How to fix problems with .HWP files

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