AWD File - opening and understanding

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

What is an AWD file?

An .AWD file is an Artweaver Document file. These AWD files contain the paint documents created in Artweaver, a full-featured painting software. Artweaver has realistic brushes, a friendly interface, teamwork, and a powerful core to support all the tools and features provided. Artweaver is an excellent tool for expert and beginner painters. One of the features that allow teamwork is that your team can simultaneously work on the same document over LAN or the internet.

How to open AWD 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 AWD for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different AWD openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .AWD

While Artweaver Document is a popular type of AWD-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .AWD extension.

The AWD file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So an AWD opener may not be able to open all kinds of AWD files. In this case, look through all formats to make sure you find the best suited AWD viewer.

Away3D scene

These AWD files are the scene formats used by Away3D, a 3D graphics software used to create video games and Adobe Flash applications. Away3D has a 3D world editor, a graphics engine, a 3D physics engine, and the compressed AWD file format. Away3D is used to create 3D animation models for Adobe Flash Player and Adobe AIR.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different AWD openers which you will find listed below.

Microsoft At Work Fax document

Through our analysis of AWD files, we know that one use of the format is Microsoft At Work Fax document. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different AWD openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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

ArtweaverArtweaverUser submitted
Artweaver FreeArtweaver FreeUser submitted
Systweak PhotoStudioSystweak PhotoStudioUser submitted
Artweaver PlusArtweaver PlusUser submitted
AstroWorld Prime EditionAstroWorld Prime EditionUser submitted
AstroWorld Sybex Mega ClassicsAstroWorld Sybex Mega ClassicsUser submitted
AstroWorld Millennium Sybex Mega ClassicsAstroWorld Millennium Sybex Mega ClassicsUser submitted
Prefab3DPrefab3DUser submitted
Away BuilderAway BuilderUser submitted
PhotoPhiliaPhotoPhiliaUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with AWD-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 AWD-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!