AHK File Type

- The quick facts

What are AHK files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an AHK file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is an AHK file?

The .ahk file extension is most commonly associated with the AutoHotkey software application. The AHK files contain script that has been created with the software. These files are used to automate repetitive Windows tasks. The AHK files are saved in plain-text format, containing lines of code that are executed by the AutoHotkey program.

How to open AHK files

Important: Different programs may use files with the AHK file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your AHK file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 2 different AHK openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: March 7, 2013

Suggest another file format using extension AHK

While we know of one file format using the .AHK file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .AHK file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of AHK files. Remember, different programs may use AHK files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

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