The File Extensions Database

.MAW File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Database Files

What is an .MAW file?

.MAW is Access Data Access Page

Document created by the Microsoft Access desktop relational database software; may include hyperlinks, text fields, and submit buttons; used as a front-end for accessing the data in an Access database.

NOTE: MAW files are often blocked by default in email server and client programs.

Programs that open Access Data Access Page
Microsoft Access 2016

How to solve problems with MAW files

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