How to open Amazon Kindle eBook format .azw files
Have you had trouble opening the azw file on your computer? What are azw files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.
What is azw file?
Files with azw file extension can be found as one of the most common e-book format for Amazon Kindle. These files are typically protected by Digital Right Management.
Amazon Kindle eBook format description
The azw file extension is associated with Amazon Kindle, a software and hardware platform developed by Amazon.com subsidiary Lab126 for reading e-books and other digital media. Three hardware devices, known as "Kindle", "Kindle 2," and "Kindle DX" support this platform, as does an iPhone application called "Kindle for iPhone".
The azw files with DRM can be read only in the Amazon Kindle device or Amazon Kindle applications, but AZW files without DRM can be read for example in the Mobipocket Reader Desktop. Just rename azw file extension to mobi or prc.
Suggested software to open azw file
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