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Opening AZW3 files

Did your computer fail to open an AZW3 file? We explain what AZW3 files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your AZW3 files.

What is an AZW3 file?

These AZW3 files are digital documents that are saved in a proprietary ebook format known as Kindle Format 8. This file format was developed by Amazon as an update to their .azw format. A .azw3 file may contain text, images, links, other media files, text formatting attributes and metadata information.Also known as Amazon KF8, these .azw3 files can be opened by applications like Amazon Kindle for PC, Kindle Previewer and other ebook viewers with compatibility support for the AZW3 format. There are also applications that can be used to convert these AZW3 files to more popular ebook formats like PDF.Word processing tools like Microsoft Word and other applications like Adobe InDesign may be used to create documents that can be converted into an AZW3 ebook. The Calibre software can also be used to open and edit these AZW3 files.

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