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.abw File Extension

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

what is a .abw file?

ABW is word processing software that is offered free to download to anyone who wishes to use it. ABW or AbiWord is similar to Microsoft’s Word program but more flexible in terms of usage because it can be used in different languages. It can do almost anything in a practical sense. One document in ABW format can be viewed simultaneously by different people at the same time and can read and write files in other formats used. Images can also be inserted on a document and can be saved in PDF format. Opening and editing documents is fast and easy with its basic formatting. Equations and formulas can also be placed with ease in this application using a plain text editor in a format called LaText. It is also cross platform application that can run without any problem on various operating systems like AmigaOS, MeeGo, Microsoft Windows, Linux, ReactOS, and Solaris.

how to open a .abw file?

Launch a .abw 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 .abw 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 .abw files aren't yet associated with it. In this case, when you try to open a .abw file, you can tell Windows which application is the correct one for that file. From then on, opening a  .abw file will open the correct application. Click here to fix .abw file association errors

applications that open a .abw 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 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 .abw 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, .abw. 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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