AWS File - opening and understanding

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

What is an AWS file?

An .AWS file is an Ability Office Spreadsheet file. These AWS files contain the spreadsheets created in Ability Office, an office tool software developed by Ability. This software is used to create spreadsheets, presentations, databases, and you can edit photos. Ability Office can load files from Microsoft Office 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, and 2003.

How to open AWS 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 AWS for different purposes.

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

Other file formats using extension .AWS

While Ability Office Spreadsheet is a popular type of AWS-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .AWS extension.

The AWS 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 AWS opener may not be able to open all kinds of AWS files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited AWS viewer.

AppleWin SaveState

Through our analysis of AWS files, we know that one use of the format is AppleWin SaveState. 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 AWS openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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

Ability OfficeAbility OfficeUser submitted
FLASH Development ToolkitFLASH Development ToolkitUser submitted
Corel Home OfficeCorel Home OfficeUser submitted
AllWebMenus PROAllWebMenus PROUser submitted
Spatial Management SystemSpatial Management SystemUser submitted
RealView DebuggerRealView DebuggerUser submitted
Aldec Active-HDLAldec Active-HDLUser submitted
TOPGUN AWS eSignalTOPGUN AWS eSignalUser submitted
ABILITYABILITYUser submitted
Actix SolutionsActix SolutionsUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with AWS-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 AWS-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!