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What are AHK files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an AHK file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or 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

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 two different AHK openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: March 7, 2013

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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