PWI File Type- The quick facts
What are PWI files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a PWI file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is a PWI file?
A .PWI file is a Pocket Word document file. Files that contain the .pwi file extension are most commonly associated with the Microsoft Word word processing application for Windows Mobile devices, also known as Pocket Word.
PWI files contain word processing documents that have been created with the Pocket Word application. The PWI file format is similar to the DOC file format, but the PWI file format does not allow for headers, footers, captions, footnotes, or comments.
PWI files are used by hand-held and pocket computers, so they are less versatile than the full-featured DOC file format.
A user may open a PWI file on their computer instead of their mobile device by syncing the device with their hard drive.
How to open PWI files
We have identified 2 PWI openers for Windows that are compatible with this specific type of PWI file.
Programs that open Pocket Word document files
Last updated: December 15, 2021
Suggest another file format using extension PWI
While we know of one file format using the .PWI file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .PWI file.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of PWI files. Remember, different programs may use PWI files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.