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What are AZW files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an AZW 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 AZW files.

What is an AZW file?

An .AZW file is an Amazon Kindle eBook file.

Files with the .azw extension are most commonly associated with the Amazon Kindle digital reading device. Amazon Kindle allows users to download eBooks from the Amazon Marketplace and read them on the portable Kindle reader. The AZW files contain books that have been formatted for use with the Kindle. Users can download the eBooks directly to their Kindle via a wireless connection or transfer files from their PC to their Kindle using a USB connection. iPhone users can also read AZW files on their iPhones by downloading the Kindle software to their iPhone device.

How to open AZW files

We have identified two AZW openers that are compatible with this specific type of AZW file.

Programs that open Amazon Kindle eBook files

Amazon KindleAmazon KindleVerified
Cool ReaderCool ReaderVerified

Last updated: December 28, 2023

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

STDU ViewerSTDU ViewerUser submitted
CalibreCalibreUser submitted
E-book viewerE-book viewerUser submitted
KindleKindleUser submitted
SumatraPDFSumatraPDFUser submitted

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