.AZW3 File Extension

File Type:
Amazon KF8 eBook File

Having trouble opening .azw3 extension? Don't panic! This page explains what azw3 files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open azw3 files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is an AZW3 file?

Azw3 file extension has Amazon KF8 eBook file type, developed by Amazon, which is associated with the "ebook files" category.

KF8 eBook file is commonly generated in the Kindle Format 8 (KF8). It is quite similar to the .AZW file format. The file provides support for some newer capabilities, like HTML5 and CSS3, and other formatting features as well as DRM protection. KF8 eBook files may also come with the .MOBI file extension.

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

azw3 file icon
File Type:
Amazon KF8 eBook File
eBook Files

How to open AZW3 file?

Double click the azw3 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 .azw3 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 azw3 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".

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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the azw3 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 AZW3 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 azw3 file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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