File Extension AWS

  • Full name
    Ability Spreadsheet Spredsheet Format
  • Developer
    Ability Plus Software
  • Popularity
Have you encountered a problem with a AWS file? Don’t you know which program opens a file with this extension? You will find all the information you need about working with a AWS file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your AWS file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.


The extension AWS identifies tables (Spreadsheets) of the Spreadsheet Ability Spreadsheet in its own, proprietary format of the application.
An AWS file contains table cell values as well as formatting instructions, formulas, and possibly macros. These macros may also contain malicious code, which is why, especially with AWS files from unknown sources, it is advisable to scan them before executing the macros.
Spreadsheet is part of the Ability Office and not available separately. The software package is available in different editions and was also licensed by other manufacturers. These sell the products under their own name and with a partially adapted interface.

Programs which can open a AWS file

How to open a AWS file? Advice and guidance

Absolutely most often appearing reason that prevents you from opening the AWS file is the lack of a proper application to support it in your operating system. It is notably the first thing you need to address. When one of the programs to support a AWS file from the list is already installed, you can try to rerun the file. The system should display a message asking you to choose a primary application to support AWS files. At this point we are looking for disk space where the application was installed in and we can link it with a AWS file. Since then, our operating system will use the selected program to support all AWS files.

Other issues

Despite the described problem with AWS there may be many more problems. If the existing operations were not effective, get involved with the following matters:

- verify that the AWS file is not damaged and that it has been downloaded or copied in whole
- verify that the file has a file extension that has not been intentionally changed (for example, if it do not contain other information than its extension suggests)
- make sure again whether the AWS file type is linked in the operating system with a proper program
- make sure that the file is not infected with a virus and you have up to date software and drivers.

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