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What are AZW3 files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an AZW3 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 AZW3 files.

What is an AZW3 file?

An .AZW3 file is an Amazon Kindle KF8 eBook file.

These AZW3 files are digital documents saved in a proprietary ebook format known as Kindle Format 8. Amazon developed this file format 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. Some applications can convert these AZW3 files to more popular ebook formats like PDF. Word processing tools like Microsoft Word and other applications like Adobe InDesign may create documents that can be converted into an AZW3 ebook.

How to open AZW3 files

We have identified one AZW3 opener that is compatible with this specific type of AZW3 file.

Programs that open Amazon Kindle KF8 eBook files

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Last updated: December 28, 2023

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of AZW3 files. Remember, different programs may use AZW3 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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