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.awt File Extension

Developer: AbiSource
File type: AbiWord Template
You're here because you have a file that has a file extension ending in .awt. Files with the file extension .awt can only be launched by certain applications. It's possible that .awt files are data files rather than documents or media, which means they're not meant to be viewed at all.

what is a .awt file?

An AWT file is also known as an AbiWord Template, and this file format was developed and released by AbiSource. This document file is a word processing application with styles and formats normally found on a page layout. AbiWord was first introduced by SourceGear Corporation as a primer to a suggested AbiSuite. It was later continued by other developers when the company shifted its focus to other business and dropped the development of AbiWord. Operating systems that run AbiWord are Microsoft, Linux, Solaris, ReactOS and AmigaOS. The AbiWord features include character formats, lists, indents, grammar checking, spell checking, multiple views, page columns, styles, page headers, tables, styles, footnotes, footers, tables and templates. It also has collaboration plug-in that permits unification with a web based service called AbiCollab.net. This service allows different multiple users to view and work on to the same document in real time environment and at the same time in synchronization. This also permits multiple users to edit an AbiWord Document.

how to open a .awt file?

Launch a .awt file, or any other file on your PC, by double-clicking it. If your file associations are set up correctly, the application that's meant to open your .awt file will open it. It's possible you may need to download or purchase the correct application. It's also possible that you have the correct application on your PC, but .awt files aren't yet associated with it. In this case, when you try to open a .awt file, you can tell Windows which application is the correct one for that file. From then on, opening a  .awt file will open the correct application. Click here to fix .awt file association errors

applications that open a .awt file

AbiSource AbiWord

AbiSource AbiWord

AbiWord is a program specifically developed in its aim to provide word processing tool to its users which was developed by AbiSource. It allows its users to team up with different people who are working on the same document simultaneously. AbiSource has a web service known as AbiCollab.net which is unified with AbiWord that has the capability of letting its user accumulate documents online and at the same time allowing sharing of documents as well as performing conversion of documents in different formats. It is free software which allows its users to use, improve and copy it. It supports 113 languages in total; however, dictionary is not available at this time for spell check use. The server machine being used by AbiWord is Intel Pentium 4 which runs on a custom operating system known as Fedora 7. It uses an Apache web server.

a word of warning

Be careful not to rename the extension on .awt files, or any other files. This will not change the file type. Only special conversion software can change a file from one file type to another.

what is a file extension?

A file extension is the set of three or four characters at the end of a filename; in this case, .awt. File extensions tell you what type of file it is, and tell Windows what programs can open it. Windows often associates a default program to each file extension, so that when you double-click the file, the program launches automatically. When that program is no longer on your PC, you can sometimes get an error when you try to open the associated file.

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