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Informations about the AWK filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .awk filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .awk file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

1 filename extension(s) are in our database

.awk - AWK Script

The AWK file is a Development file, which is connected to the AWK Script according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the AWK Script (.awk) files can be opened or converted with the help of GAWK.

Format description:
AWK format
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
GAWK for Windows
Related extensions:
PowerBASIC DOS Help File
SystemVerilog File
Psion OVAL Form
Java Native Interface Library
XML User Interface Language File
Visual C++ Project Rules

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .awk file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .awk extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .awk files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .awk file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .awk file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .awk file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .awk file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .awk extension

The .awk filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .awk files.

adk, xwk, qwk, awl, ask, ak, wwk, awm, aw, akw

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .awk file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .awk extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

TracerCAD File
QWK Offline Mail Packet
AskSam Database
Ableton Live Skin
Answer Wizard Index
Siemens AWL File

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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