.A5W File Extension

Adobe Systems
File Type:
Authorware 5 Windows File

Having trouble opening .a5w extension? Don't panic! This page explains what a5w files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open a5w files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is an A5W file?

A5w file extension has Authorware 5 Windows file type, developed by Adobe Systems, which is associated with the "data files" category.

Generated by Authorware 5 for Windows, the file contains unpackaged editable project for distribution. The last version, Authorware 7, was created by Macromedia. The latter was later acquired by Adobe Systems.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

a5w file icon
Adobe Systems
File Type:
Authorware 5 Windows File
Data Files

How to open A5W file?

Double click the a5w file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .a5w extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the a5w extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the a5w file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open A5W files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the a5w file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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