AHK File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open an AHK file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .AHK 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

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension AHK for different purposes.

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

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 viewers for this file format

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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We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with AHK-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with AHK-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!